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Tweet Many people are aware of the harm traditional cleaners can have on the environment, they may not be as aware of the negative effects they can have on people. A few years ago in Memphis, Tennessee, a woman accidentally … Continue reading
Tweet Bleach is used for so many different jobs that it is hard to imagine not having any in your home. While bleach may be rather inexpensive and effective when it comes to cleaning certain things, it can also be … Continue reading
Tweet Although the number of people with asthma seems to be increasing each decade (if not each year), many people still believe the cause for the respiratory disease is strictly genetic. In this article from Safer Chemicals Healthy Families, they … Continue reading
Tweet While many people are embracing a greener way of life, there are some who still ask the question, “why?”. What are the benefits of going green? What are the risks of using traditional, chemical products? In this article from … Continue reading
Tweet Many people believe that “biodegradable” cleaners are automatically “green” cleaners. While this may often be true, there are exceptions to the rule. In this article from The Cleanest Image, you are given an example of where this is not … Continue reading
Tweet With winter upon us and snow falling already, it’s time to break out the shovels, snow blowers and sidewalk salts. Now obviously shoveling is a bit more work than using a snow blower but, it is also less harmful … Continue reading
Tweet When it comes to purchasing a cell phone there are many things to consider; such as, price, features, and functionality. Would you ever consider one phone over another based on it’s amount of toxins? Although all cell phones contain … Continue reading
Tweet What are some of the first things we do everyday before we head out the door? Take a shower, brush our teeth, put on deodorant? What if I told you that there was a chemical found in some soap, … Continue reading
Tweet Here is an extremely interesting and informative article from The Huffington Post on the proposed Safe Chemicals Act. The numbers can overwhelm any parent, or parent-to-be. Ninety-nine percent of pregnant American woman carry multiple manmade chemicals in their bodies, sharing … Continue reading
Tweet Steven Ashkin makes some great points in this article about the importance of ingredient disclosure in green products. We can’t assume a product is safe for everyone just because it has green certification. Why Ingredient Disclosure is Important in … Continue reading