Category Archives: Non-Toxic Kitchen

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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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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Free Download- The Non-Toxic House

The Non-Toxic House by Louise Samways From her website: Almost all of our household and workplace furnishings and surfaces – as well as our clothing, toiletries, cleaners, food and drinking water – contain often harmful chemicals. With poor ventilation, dampness, … Continue reading

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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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Good Tip for Preventing Pantry Bugs in Flour, Bird Seed, etc

Nonchemical control of stored seed/cereal products: Either destroy the infested products, or salvage them by heating in an oven at 130 degrees Fahrenheit for one-half hour, or super-cooling by placing in a deep freeze at 0 F for four days. … Continue reading

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Oven Cleaner, a Corrosive Danger

A kitchen brings up memories of cooking smells like baked bread, freshly-brewed coffee and fried onions. It’s the heart of the home and the gathering place for many a party.  Cooking and eating have traditionally been the glue that binds … Continue reading

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Teflon, Non-Stick Pans and Cooking without Fumes and Cancer Risks

Teflon, the common, non-stick coating which has made our lives easier also comes with a risk to health.  It’s been around 50 years or so and will remain with us, literally forever due to the fact it doesn’t break down. Perfluorooctanoic acid … Continue reading

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