Monthly Archives: February 2009

What Does “Non-Toxic” on a Label Mean?

“Non-toxic” is a marketing term used to describe many household cleaners. What exactly does it mean and is it protecting us? Should consumers trust the term or go further and check ingredients? Greenerchoices.org is a web tool designed by the … Continue reading

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I’ve decided to close the Chemical Soup social network on Ning and am going to focus on this blog as my web headquarters.  If you’d like to be alerted about upcoming interactive talkcasts and other news, please subscribe and receive … Continue reading

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Stephen Collette, Healthy Home Expert on Living in a Chemical Soup Podcast

We talked about: Healthier carpets Dust and safer vacuuming, different types of vacuums (which is best for breathing) Venting your built in vacuum properly Room and furnace filters- Which are best for health? Wool carpets and safer types Alternative to … Continue reading

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Greenwashing and Why Being “Natural or Green” is Not Enough

In my opinion, anyone who sells a green product or who educates others about the harmful health effects of everyday products should take a deeper look at marketing claims.  What do natural, non-toxic, green, environmentally-friendly and other terms really mean?  … Continue reading

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New Episodes on Living in a Chemical Soup Podcast

Visit Living in a Chemical Soup Talkcast Page. Recent episodes include talkcasts with Dr. Anne Steinemann about her research into household products and their health effects, Dr. Magda Havas on EMFs, dirty power and health effects of electricity, wireless technology, … Continue reading

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