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Seventh Generation Canadian Charity Giveaway: Help Us Give Away $50,000

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Author: Seventh Generation

Hello Canada! Here's a chance to show how much you care! We’re donating $50,000 to charity and you get to help choose who receives it.

Here’s how it works. We've selected three organizations doing notable work in Canada: WWF-Canada, YWCA and The David Suzuki Foundation.

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Caring a Whole Awful Lot

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Author: Seventh Generation

What do Sumatran Orangutans, Seventh Generation, The Philadelphia Zoo, Dr. Seuss and a Burlington elementary school have in common?

Far more than you might imagine.

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Dirty Secrets

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Author: the Inkslinger

A few weeks back, the Environmental Working Group (EWG) launched a new online cleaner guide, and all I could think was, what took them so long? Because when it comes to undisclosed toxins in everyday stuff, cleaning products win the prize. So wouldn't their guide be first? I guess not, and this points out a truism: there's a lot to look out for out there.

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Turning E-waste into E-treasure

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Author: the Inkslinger

When I was a kid, life featured just four noteworthy pieces of high-tech wonder: the phone, a tube TV, a transistor radio and the holy hi-fi. Only the radio was portable. And whatever the family had when you were six was still there when you left for college. Now it all slips in your pocket and becomes an antique before it's out of the box.

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Growing the Next Generation of Green Ambassadors

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Author: Seventh Generation

Nelson Mandela once said that, "Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world." Nowhere is that more clear than at Seventh Generation where we've adopted a team of ten budding scientists from Burlington's Sustainability Academy.

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Making Women's Voices Heard

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Author: sheila hollender

In today's fast-paced world women are being pulled in so many directions. We are working, raising families, raising grandchildren, taking care of spouses, elderly parents, sick siblings, needy neighbors. For most of us, getting through a day is a daunting balancing act.

 

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What’s Lurking in Your Medicine Cabinet?

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Author: Seventh Generation

Chances are you're very careful about the products you use to clean your home. You know all about VOCs and phosphates and a host of other ingredients. But when was the last time you inventoried the contents of your medicine cabinet? 

 

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The Last Ride of White Rhino

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Author: the Inkslinger

The view out my window seems a little darker this morning, and it's not just dismal clouds crowding out the sun in a grey swollen sky or the rain they're so very close to bringing. There is a quite a bit less light in the world today, for I learned last evening that Malcolm McGregor Barnum, Jr., a man that many of us here loved, is gone.

 

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Seventh Generation Dish Soap -- It's Not Just for Dishes

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Author: Seventh Generation

A few weeks ago we received a call from Monte Merrick who runs a small outfit in Northern California caring for brown pelicans and gulls contaminated by run off from coastal fisheries.

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