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Disinfectant Overkill, Our Health and Alternatives

Women’s Voices for the Earth (a great organization with lots of resources on their website) has published a report “Disinfectant Overkill” about what disinfectants are linked to health problems. In it, they explain why hospital cleanliness standards for the average … Continue reading

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Dr. Bronner’s Activism Campaign Against Fake Organic Brands

Whew! Why is it so hard for us to believe? It is very disappointing to hear about so much greenwashing going on. Consumers, we have to be on our toes! Dr. Bronner’s press release: Top-selling natural soap brand Dr. Bronner’s … Continue reading

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Finding Safer Sealants and Caulk

DO: Look for ingredients on manufacturer websites. Call the manufacturer if they’re not listed. If they refuse to tell you what’s in their product, why take the risk? DO: Test products if you are very sensitive. Leave the cap off … Continue reading

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New: Getting Out of the Chemical Soup T-Shirts

I’m not a graphic artist but I enjoy creating designs. These are available for purchase in the US and Canada. Printed with non-toxic ink. Organic T’s available. Shop here.

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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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How to Sanitize and Disinfect without Chlorine

Sanitizing/Disinfecting Alternatives That are Effective How much is too much and what is going overboard when it comes to home safety?  And are we putting ourselves unwittingly at even more risk by using some products? From what I’ve read, I’m … Continue reading

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Phthalates Found in Nearly 1/3 of Cdn Air Fresheners

http://www.cbc.ca/consumer/story/2008/09/09/air-freshener.html Dangerous chemicals showing up in some air fresheners Last Updated: Tuesday, September 9, 2008 | 12:08 PM ET “Air fresheners marketed as a way to enhance the smell of your home may actually contain dangerous chemicals that could do … Continue reading

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