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Is there any eco-friendly option for condom?

I am from India and there is no availability of vegan condom. I am a hardcore practitioner of sustainable living and don't wanted to create waste with single-use condom which is definitely resulting ...
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Sustainable diapers?

I'm looking for a sustainable overnight (read: long lasting, high-absorbancy) diaper for my 3yo daughter. She has been cloth diapered since she was a newborn, but now I just can't find an overnight ...
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About the hygiene of my organic trash can/rubbish bin

At our apartment, we keep a small trash can devoted to organic waste. When it is full, which takes a week or so, we empty it in a compost container near our street. My question is, how often should ...
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Alternatives to Naphthalene

I started teaching at a school in Indonesia and found some sort of arch-enemy of mine: Naphthalene. People here use huge quantities at toilets to suppress the smell. Some tried to use it against ...
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What harmful products are used in shampoo, conditioner and body wash that I should avoid?

I have been told by a friend that some ingredients in hair and body wash can harm aquatic life. I live in the UK and I'm not sure how our water processing works, but I can see that the amount of these ...
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Is it healthy to brush teeth only with tea tree oil? [closed]

I want to reduce my own consumption of industrial toothpaste, in particular to avoid the large amount of plastic packaging it uses. I have already been using tea tree oil as a supplement to my ...
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Quick “non-shower” after morning bicycle commute

I like to commute with my bicycle in the morning. It's just more relax than public transportation or motorcycling (or just whatever else, actually!). But there's just one problem this summer. Where ...
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Hygiene issues with “If it's yellow, let it mellow.”

"If it's yellow, let it mellow." clearly helps to save some water. But what problems of hygiene (if any) may arise from adhering to this policy? (Say I'm doing this at home and everyone is known to be ...
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How can I minimize packaging and chemicals in personal hygiene products?

What are some common personal care products I can use that minimize toxic chemicals and plastic (or all) packaging?
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What non-toxic products can I use to keep my kitchen counters clean and safe?

I'm wondering what kind of products I can use that are not dangerous to keep kitchen surfaces clean and safe. Should I get different products for different types surfaces (e.g. granite top vs. ...