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Toxins in our Everyday Personal Care and Food Products

With so many “natural” and “eco-friendly” alternatives on the market, one would assume it would be easy to dodge harmful chemicals from entering your body, right? Sadly, this is not the case. As more and more companies come out with new personal care and food products, more eco-experts are finding them to be green-washed and full of harmful chemicals.

April 1st

What Are Your Favorite Toxins?

From what I read on various blogs and their comment streams, it is obvious that there are a lot of people who are very concerned about toxins in their food and water. Many say they want to live in a “toxin-free world.”  Although I would be the first to say that there are some toxins […]

January 4th

11 Steps to Minimize Indoor Pollutants and Live Greener

The Environmental Protection Agency states that, “The average adult breathes 13,000 liters of air per day; children breathe 50 percent more air per pound of body weight than adults.” And, because children’s respiratory systems are still developing, they are much more vulnerable to the health dangers of airborne and other pollutants or allergic particles in […]

July 22nd

State to Ban Residential Driveway Car Washing

To prevent toxic runoff from flowing down storm drains and into the rivers or ocean, Washington hopes to ban washing cars in driveways throughout the state. While residents complain that washing cars is a family pastime that they should not be required to give up, officials say that the at-home car wash is too harmful […]

September 29th