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Body Burden

What's Your Body's Chemical Burden?

Sloan Barnett | Posted 12.06.2011 | Healthy Living
Sloan Barnett

Would you believe me if I told you even your unborn child has toxins flowing through her blood? It's scary, but true.

Why Persistence Matters: The Case for Restricting PBT Chemicals

Nena Baker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Nena Baker

Persistence is a great trait if you're job hunting, learning to play the piano or potty training your child. But when it comes to toxic chemicals, persistence is a characteristic that spells trouble.

Recycling Plastic: What a Waste

Lisa Kaas Boyle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Lisa Kaas Boyle

Every day, single-use plastics ("SUPs" bottles, bags, packaging, utensils, etc.) made from petrochemicals are thrown away in huge quantities after one use, but they will last virtually forever.

Lifting the "Body Burden": How to Fight Toxic Exposure and Keep Chemicals Out of Your Home

Simran Sethi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Simran Sethi

From Seventh Generation's discussion on "Children and Chemicals," featuring Jane Houlihan of the Environmental Working Group, pediatrician Dr. Alan Gr...

Biomonitoring: Essential for Protecting Public Health

Nena Baker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Nena Baker

We have a right to know what's in us, no matter how disturbing.

Eco-Conscious Conception

Christopher Gavigan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Christopher Gavigan

Every person carries a body burden of industrial chemicals, most of which didn't exist two generations ago. Babies born today have over 200 toxic pollutants pulsing through their bodies.