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Where the first book has a small section on health and wcoholic products that covers just the basics, Ecoholic Body gives us the low-down on just about every product that comes in contact with our bodies. Want to learn how to be a greener, more mindful consumer and human being?

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It is thorough, cheeky, fun and damn useful. Copyright owned or licensed by Toronto Star Newspapers Limited. This should only take a few moments. To order copies of Toronto Star ecohokic, please go to: If one is on the path to living an environmentally concious life, ethical and been green chemical freethese books are great.

Thank you for your boxy. Alexandra rated it liked it Mar 02, From hair to sunscreen, nail polish to clothes, Ecoholic Body tells you what harmful ingredients to watch out for and lets you know whi When I read the original Ecoholic book, I was shocked to learn how harmful some of the products we use every day can be to our health as well as the environment.

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Open Preview See a Problem? Be aware they could be leaching chemicals into their bare skin! Efoholic take the carcinogen 1,4-Dioxane; it’s on Health Canada’s List of Prohibited and Restricted Cosmetic Ingredients, but still finds its way into body wash.

Ecoholic Body: Your Ultimate Earth-Friendly Guide to Living Healthy and Looking Good

Lise rated it really liked it Jan 08, We now have great green fashion designers in this country. AM rated it it was amazing Evoholic 04, My blue jeans are second-hand from a clothing swap.

Exhaustive testing guides for everything from natural deodorant to hody shampoos Made-in-Canada products and services, and coast-to-coast store directory DIY recipes for homemade body care, baby care and more Money-saving tips in every chapter. The small steps cost us little in the way of effort, cost or time, but the cumulative effects of doing many of them can be enormous.

Refresh and try again. Ottawa’s unwillingness to remove toxins from personal-care products is at the book’s core and, as author Adria Vasil makes clear, the problem has two aspects: Good to read and then have handy as reference. Readers can also interact with The Globe on Facebook and Twitter. One of Vasil’s themes is that their environmental policy is vast superiority.

Jenn rated it really liked it Dec 12, The book identifies brands deemed safer for people and the planet, but also highlights the federal government’s appalling record on consumer protection and urges vigorous citizen action to right the myriad wrongs. Sarah rated it liked it Nov 01, Lists with This Book. Any quality kitchen oil, such as safflower oil, will do the trick. I wanted to wash the seabirds. Are you resisting any changes?

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At the beginning, it was finding obdy clothes. Click here to subscribe. I use fair trade coconut oil and grapeseed oil in the winter for dry skin.

Reviews For Ecoholic This book is for people ecoholicc want to do something to lighten their impact on the planet. Lyndsey Chamberlain rated it it was ok Aug 03, May 05, Jody rated it really liked it Shelves: Read an excerpt See all author’s titles See also www.

The Canadian aspect is awesome too, as well as the list of resources in the back. Story continues below advertisement. See my full review here – http: The best part is having Canadian options, which applies to me as I live in Canada. The EU, unlike our own country, prohibits all known or probable carcinogens from personal-care products.

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Published April 17th by Vintage Canada first published April 10th Adria Vasil puts everything you need to know about living a greener, healthier life into one entertaining volume. While Norway, Sweden and Ecohoic have phased out mercury in dental fillings, this neurotoxin can still be stuffed into Canadian mouths.

Hence I’m giving it 3. More health news at thestar. What do you wear? Bursting buds, sweetly singing birds.