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Vinyl Alternatives

According to the EPA http://www.epa.gov/ttn/atw/hlthef/vinylchl.html and other organizations http://www.vinylchloridefyi.com/vinyl_chloride_health_effects.html , Vinyl is one of the most toxic substances in widespread use today.

Vinyl is typically the only substrate available for signs, banners, awnings and other marketing materials. There is now a non-toxic alternative called Eco-Flexx. Learn more at Eco-flexx.com.

Vegetarian Diet

According to the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, livestock farming contributes more to global warming than total worldwide transportation. To reduce your carbon/environmental footprint, consider reducing the meat in your diet, or becoming a vegetarian.

For information about the benefits of being a vegetarian, and becoming a vegetarian gradually:

http://vegetarian.lifetips.com/cat/62069/benefits-of-a-vegetarian-diet/

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