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Great green gifts that are made in the USA

December 12th, 2013

Gifts that are both green AND made in the USA are not falling off trees this holiday season, but they can be found. Here, to get you started, are six companies that are making things you actually may need. Some are time-tested and durable. Some are just quirky and fun. All are committed to making their wares in the US. Give them a look.

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Six sizzling ideas for safe and eco-friendly cookware gifts

December 6th, 2011

Non-stick cookware, once hailed as a space-age wonder, has fallen into disfavor, as those wondrous non-stick coatings have been revealed to be unhealthy for humans and the environment.

Teflon, and similar non-stick coatings that relied on perfluorochemicals (PFCs), were safe when used as instructed, according to their makers. But these slippery products, which provided a marvelous landing pad for fried eggs, turned out to be amazingly sticky in less positive ways in the outside world.

Scientists say that the PFCs used in these coatings persist as pollution in waterways and landfills. The chemicals have been found in human blood samples and implicated as carcinogenic. No one knows when, if ever, they’ll biodegrade.

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