It wasn’t long ago, when environmental health advocates were trying desperately to get the media to cover new scientific research about harmful chemicals in everyday products. The tides have shifted and it’s now common place to see alarming headlines about toxic chemicals their impacts on our health. But as average consumers of the media, how are […]
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It’s been 38 years since Congress acted to protect our families from toxic chemicals, it’s time for a change.
A new report from NRDC highlights which furniture retailers have started to move away from toxic flame retardants. While progress has thus far been slow, more momentum for market and policy changes are on the horizon.
I just moved coast to coast to start a new adventure working for a safe beauty cosmetics company. Find out about my journey from Washington D.C. to Santa Monica, California!
I break down the skinny on toxic chemical in conventional laundry detergents, dry cleaning and safer alternatives. Including a DIY non-toxic laundry detergent!
Discussions around vaccine safety have resorted to online fist fights. A nuanced discussion of how we can we protect public health from infectious disease and make vaccines safer.
Last week I wrote about why ingredients used in cosmetics, 80% in fact, are untested and virtually unregulated. Our federal laws on toxic chemicals are clearly broken, but there are many companies making non-toxic beauty products. Here’s a brief overview of the issue and most important, what can we buy that’s safer? Are there hazardous chemicals found […]