Lydia Noyes

Lydia Noyes is one of the best known voices online writing about sustainable living. Lydia has written for Mother Earth News, the oldest and longest running sustainability magazine. She lives on a 33 acre organic hobby farm with her husband.

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A whole market of non-toxic baby lotion is available today that will keep your little one’s skin soft without questionable ingredients. 
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Manufacturers are paying attention to what parents really want. More than ever, there are numerous great options for non-toxic toddler beds.
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Traditional teethers are often made with brightly colored, highly questionable plastics. Fortunately, better options are available.
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Deciding what to feed your baby is one of the first decisions you make as a parent—and it’s an important one.
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This natural fiber makes some of the strongest, most versatile fabric on the planet, all without harming it in the process.
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Buying a reusable water bottle lets you opt out of the single-use plastic story, saving up to 150 plastic bottles in a year alone.
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As gas prices continue to climb, more people than ever are asking the question—do electric cars really save money?
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No one wants to be left stranded while their brand-new electric vehicle spends more time in the shop than their garage.
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Many automakers have committed to launching electric vehicles that are competitive to gas-powered models in both performance and price.
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The terminology and distinctions between EVs and PHEVs can be confusing—to put it mildly. Here’s a closer look at the real-world differences.
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Electric leaf blowers have come a long way in recent years, to the point that they favorably compare to gas models at the household scale.
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Is organic certification merely hype, or does it offer real benefits to you, the consumer, and our planet at large?
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It's possible to enjoy patio heaters without guzzling through gallons of fossil fuels; these more sustainable alternatives can help.
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Don't let your extra garden produce go to waste! Use these tips to donate your backyard bounty, or start a small side business.