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Two Homemade Facial Recipes for DIY Toner

Posted on October 26th, 2015

Posted by Bethany Johnson, guest blogger Every summer as the heat and humidity peaks, I experiment with homemade facial cleansers and toners. And in the last few months, dirt, oil, moisture, and makeup accumulate much more quickly on the surface of my skin. These quick natural solutions are especially refreshing. I’ve tried a number of […]

Tom’s Spreads Environmental Education with Friends of Campbell Creek Science Center

Posted on October 25th, 2015

Posted by Maureen Wise, guest blogger Tom’s of Maine’s Goodness Grants, 50 States for Good, and Dental Health for All programs were created to help foster grassroots goodness in communities around the country. Company Founder Tom Chappell once said Tom’s of Maine would do little advertising, instead giving funds to support nonprofits that have the same […]

8 Great Tips to Green Your Halloween

Posted on October 23rd, 2015

Posted by Sayward Rebhal of Bonzai Aphrodite Halloween is one of the most exciting times of year, especially when you have children in your life. But unfortunately, the holiday also comes with a bit of an ethical dilemma, because almost everything associated with a typical celebration is disposable, single-serving, synthetic, and full of high-fructose corn syrup […]

Thank ‘Goodness’ Landfills Are Emptier: PLAN Gets Closer to Zero Waste

Posted on October 19th, 2015

Posted by Maureen Wise, guest blogger The old saying, “waste not, want not” is great for those looking to limit their trash every day. Tom’s of Maine thinks a lot about it—producing as little as it can, recycling as much as possible, and sending the least amount to the landfill. This is called “Zero Waste,” and […]