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Helping The Ecosystem: Choices To Be Made

Nothing is simple anymore. In part, it’s because we have too many choices. Even picking out a toothpaste at the drugstore can be a conundrum-there are tubes stuffed with different colors, different flavors, tooth whiteners, cavity fighters, fluoride treated, on and on and on. It’s enough to make you want to sit down with a cup of fair-trade, organic coffee to mull over the task. But wait. The fair trade part of the cuppa Joe is fine, but organic is not enough. Organic coffee destroys the rain forest-yep farmers are cutting downs swaths of trees to grow the beloved bean in full sun; the conscientious coffee drinker should buy organic, fair trade coffee that is shade grown, so forest and habitats can be preserved. Who can keep up with all this stuff? Continue Reading →

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