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How is potassium alum different than aluminum in antiperspirants?

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How is potassium alum different than aluminum in antiperspirants?

  1. Potassium alum works by forming a physical barrier on the surface of the skin, which can help to reduce sweat and odor, while aluminum compounds in antiperspirants work by temporarily blocking sweat glands.

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What is permaculture?

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What is permaculture?

Permaculture is a holistic design approach that seeks to create sustainable systems for food production, housing, and community development. It is based on the principles of ecology, observing natural systems and working with them rather than against them. Permaculture incorporates a number of different design strategies and techniques, including:

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How Companies Are Misleading Consumers About PLA Products: Why Natural Materials Like Silk and Compressed Vegetable Waste (Bagasse) Would Be Better

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How Companies Are Misleading Consumers About PLA Products: Why Natural Materials Like Silk and Compressed Vegetable Waste (Bagasse) Would Be Better

Many suppliers and then companies are offering 100% compostable products that are actually made from nylon, polyester and PLA. These products are sold as biodegradable bamboo charcoal floss or bamboo charcoal bristle toothbrushes, but do not be fooled. These products are not made from 100% bamboo fiber and contain around 70% (likely more) nylon or PLA. I found this out when searching suppliers for a biodegradable and compostable floss. These suppliers mislead companies, who then mislead their customers as they are sitting on likely 1000s of fake compostable products.  So, let's get into the PLA hype and why natural materials...

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What are Natural Herbal Powder and Crystal Deodorants?

What are Natural Herbal Powder and Crystal Deodorants?

Natural Herbal Powder Deodorants aka Crystal Deodorants In today’s world of modern hygiene products, it’s not uncommon to see the shelves lined with a variety of chemical-based deodorants. However, one emerging alternative to traditional antiperspirants and deodorants are natural deodorants, which provide a natural way to keep your body odor at bay. Gaia Guy's Clean & Fresh Natural Herbal Powder Deodorant is a great alternative to traditional deodorants as it is free of chemicals and instead, utilizes natural herbs and minerals to provide deodorizing benefits. This article will discuss crystal deodorants, so you can see how they may benefit you...

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The Carbon Cost of Email – How Does Sending Emails Leave a Carbon Footprint?

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The Carbon Cost of Email – How Does Sending Emails Leave a Carbon Footprint?

It is hard to conceptualize or think about "How does sending emails leave a carbon footprint?", but let's take a look at this puzzling question. 

From the server farms to the energy used in production and delivery, emails do indeed have a carbon footprint. We will be exploring the specifics about this carbon cost, including how much it is and what can be done to try and reduce it.

How Much Carbon Does an Email Produce?

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