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Crunchy Cleaning by Cindy

Crunchy Cleaning by Cindy

House Cleaning as an Act of Prevention and Wellness

The health benefits of cleaning with non-toxic cleaning supplies and helping people organize their homes are subjects that Cindy Bisanti, owner of Crunchy Cleaning talks about from experience.

Accolades for the Blue Zones Naples Project

Accolades for the Blue Zones Naples Project

Since NCH Healthcare launched the Blue Zones Project in 2014, it has enjoyed continued success.

Real Solutions For Climate Change

Real Solutions For Climate Change

Florida Gulf Coast University Hosts Paul Hawken

For Paul Hawken, author and leading environmental entrepreneur working with a coalition of more than 200 research fellows, advisors and expert reviewers, the climate goal is the reversal of global warming.

South Florida’s Water Crisis Dilemma

South Florida’s Water Crisis Dilemma

Private citizens and groups, as well as eco-organizations and mayors, are uniting and looking for solutions to the red tide and green sludge cyanobacteria blanketing South Florida.

Essential Oils

Essential Oils

Improve a Bad Air Day

Replacing toxic commercial cleaning products with homemade natural cleaning products and misting rooms with do-it-yourself non-aerosol room sprays that contain small amounts of essential oil can quickly improve stuffy, stale air.

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Chemical-Free Thirst-Quenching Clean Water

In 2016, Allini Water Systems, in Naples, opened to offer a water filtration system that produced organic and chemical-free drinking water for residents and business owners.

Fountain of Youth Experience at Purely You Spa

Fountain of Youth Experience at Purely You Spa

Jennifer Alvarez Linguidi, an advanced holistic esthetician and owner of Purely You Spa is offering an affordable way for clients to have the Fountain of Youth Experience, a completely customized, healthy skin care treatment.

Light the Shore Event at Naples Pier

Light the Shore Event at Naples Pier

Light the Shore, a peaceful, bipartisan gathering and candlelight vigil on the Naples Pier to mourn our dead sea life and an effort to raise awareness of the toxic algae crisis, will be held from 7:30 to 10 p.m., November 3.

Join Fight to Stop Dangerous 5G Infrastructure

Join Fight to Stop Dangerous 5G Infrastructure

The nationwide rollout of 5G wireless communication might be good for driverless cars and “smart” homes, but research suggests it may be bad for America’s health.

Environmentally Speaking

Environmentally Speaking is intended to alert, inform and educate residents of Collier and Lee counties regarding educational events and threats that challenge our unique and delicate Southwest Florida ecosystem.

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Eco-Packaging Progress Report

Eco-Packaging Progress Report

Innovative Uses of Pulp, Paper and Mushrooms

Creative new options include carry-out containers made of wood pulp, baked-goods wrapping paper infused with antibacterial spices, and cardboard made of mushroom roots.

The Rise of Blue Zones in America

The Rise of Blue Zones in America

Places that Encourage Healthy Living

Blue Zone cities nationwide are making life for their citizens longer and better by encouraging healthy eating, regular exercise and activities that further connection.

Zero Waste Lifestyle

Zero Waste Lifestyle

Ways to Make Far Less Trash

Light-years beyond the idea of basic decluttering is the concept of zero waste, which means adopting everyday strategies like halting junk mail and adopting gently used, pre-loved items in order to live lightly on the planet.

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Eco-Packaging Progress Report

Eco-Packaging Progress Report

Creative new options include carry-out containers made of wood pulp, baked-goods wrapping paper infused with antibacterial spices, and cardboard made of mushroom roots.

The Rise of Blue Zones in America

The Rise of Blue Zones in America

Blue Zone cities nationwide are making life for their citizens longer and better by encouraging healthy eating, regular exercise and activities that further connection.

Zero Waste Lifestyle

Zero Waste Lifestyle

Light-years beyond the idea of basic decluttering is the concept of zero waste, which means adopting everyday strategies like halting junk mail and adopting gently used, pre-loved items in order to live lightly on the planet.

Waste No Water

Waste No Water

As potable water gets scarcer worldwide, American communities are creatively exploring ways to encourage people to be always water wise.

Art that Inspires Action

Art that Inspires Action

By using marine debris, steel, twigs and even snow, artists are incorporating the natural world into their work while simultaneously sending out an SOS from the planet.

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Green Living Briefs

Dumping Disincentive

Dumping Disincentive

Big Bank Acts to Protect Oceans from Mine Waste

Plastic Pushback

Plastic Pushback

Countries Ban Single-Use Plastics

Teeny Town

Teeny Town

Tiny Houses Can Benefit Seniors

Breathe Easier

Breathe Easier

Hamburg Gets Serious About Diesel Fumes

Rebirthing Books

Rebirthing Books

New Life for Old Friends

Corporate Conscience

Corporate Conscience

Leading Food Companies Aim to Slash Energy Footprints

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Digital Edition

Natural Awakenings Magazine SWFL (Collier, Lee Counties / Naples, Fort Myers) Digital Magazine
Read the online digital version of Natural Awakenings that allows you to turn pages like the print edition.


Click here for archived digital edition issues.

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