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.

Light Phone II
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A core mission of the Light Phone II is having a minimal impact on your life. That includes functionality but also its environmental footprint
Frying an egg on Lancaster cast iron
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Lancaster cookware boasts lightweight, pre-seasoned pans 100% made in America. But do these skillets live up to their reputation?
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Washing produce won't remove all pesticides, but it can be a big help. Learn what techniques work and which don't for cleaning produce.
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Why is organic food so expensive? Here are nine key reasons buying organic is much pricier than conventional produce.
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The Suri Toothbrush is designed and manufactured responsibly to reduce waste, with sustainable parts and tech from the UK & USA. "suri toothbrush review"
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Tesla uses Vegan leather in all of its car interiors, but how eco-friendly and durable are the materials? Let's dig in to find out.
Bambino Mio Miosolo All-in-one
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Don't waste time & money trying to figure out the best cloth diapers for your lifestyle. Read this review from a Mom of two.
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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.
Best organic baby formulas rated by leafscore
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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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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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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.
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Many foods that are good for our bodies are produced or harvested in ways that put the planet in peril - here are 8 to avoid.
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Wildfires rage across the United States every summer - a proven strategy to fight smoke health risks is to run an air purifier in your home.  

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