Monthly Archives: July 2009

Building Materials for the Environmentally Hypersensitive and Other Healthy Home Resources from CMHC

Building Materials for the Environmentally Hypersensitive Matériaux de construction pour les personnes hypersensibles à l’environnement from Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation Description from CMHC site: A must-have sourcebook for homeowners and building professionals concerned with reducing air contaminants within the … Continue reading

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David Suzuki Digs My Garden-100% Pesticide-free

I got news of this site created by Canadian activist/scientist, Dr. David Suzuki. About his site: Here you’ll learn from and teach others about the trials, tribulations and triumphs of gardening pesticide-free. See videos of local planters in action, get … Continue reading

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Green Calgary Guides-Free Downloads on Green Cleaning and Green Renovations and Home Building

A couple of good guides from Green Calgary. 1. Download the Green Cleaning Guide What’s in this guide? Labeling What to look for in a green cleaning product What to avoid in cleaning products Where to purchase green cleaning products … Continue reading

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Green Maids, Green Cleaners, Green Seals and I Have a Headache

This morning, I researched the topic of Green Cleaning Services. I wondered what kinds of products eco-friendly cleaning companies used in people’s homes. In finding one such local company, I learned that their cleaners had been certified in green cleaning. … Continue reading

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Does Your Sunscreen Work? EWG’s Guide for Best and Worst of 2009

Does your sunscreen work? Surprisingly, 3 of 5 brand-name sunscreens either don’t protect skin from sun damage or contain hazardous chemicals — or both. An Environmental Working Group investigation of 1,581 sunscreens rates the season’s best — and worst. Go … Continue reading

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