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4 Ways to Spot Greenwashing

Finding the truth behind labels on your favorite household cleaner, beauty product or health food isn’t always easy. Now that the consumer marketplace sees the trend towards more natural, safer and non-toxic products, companies are using just about every label possible to entice consumers to buy their products. Buyer beware. “Greenwashing” is a term that’s […]

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Report Finds 7 out of 10 Cans Contain BPA, Alternatives Questionable

When the public health community first started talking about the toxic chemical bisphenol A (BPA), nearly 10 years ago, no one knew what we were talking about. Now finding safer plastic is easy, bringing glass food storage containers to work is normal and the public increasingly understands that harmful ingredients are legally allowed in everyday consumer products. But […]

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Bristol Bay

Obama Protects Bristol Bay From Oil & Gas Drilling

President Obama announced yesterday a big step to protect Bristol Bay, the home for 40% of the U.S. wild salmon populations and Native American sacred lands. For years Bristol Bay has been ground zero for a debate between Native American tribes, sportsmen, environmentalist, the salmon industry and the interests of industries hoping to drill for oil, […]

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