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Household Chemicals

A Clever Way To Avoid Toxic Chemicals In Everyday Products

The Huffington Post | Casey Williams | Posted 02.18.2016 | Technology

Everyday consumer products could be exposing Americans to a raft of toxic substances. Detox Me, a new mobile app from the nonprofit Silent Spring Inst...

Important Facts About The Safety Of Household Products, From Alexandra Zissu (WATCH)

Posted 09.03.2013 | Home

On Mondays With Marlo this week, Green Living Expert & Author Alexandra Zissu stressed that you must act as a gatekeeper and be conscious of the produ...

12 Replacements For Household Chemicals

Posted 05.27.2013 | Green

From Networx's Chaya Kurtz: With the following DIY homemade cleaner recipes shared by members, you'll never have to buy prefab cleanin...

'Eating Organic Is Like Giving Monsanto The Finger'

Posted 04.24.2013 | Green

A new ad campaign is looking to target household chemicals found in everyday life in a series of dark and witty images. Abe's Market, an online eco-re...

Toxic-Free Furniture In our Future - Newly Proposed California Regulations Will Improve our Health and Fire Safety

Sarah Janssen | Posted 04.10.2013 | Green
Sarah Janssen

Usually draft regulations released on a Friday get little fanfare, but a new draft furniture flammability standard, TB 117-2013, released today is a r...

My Toxic Couch

Sarah Janssen | Posted 02.09.2013 | Green
Sarah Janssen

Have you ever wondered what chemicals might lurk in your couch? I did and so I decided to participate in a study, just published, which analyzed what kinds of flame retardant chemicals are being used in upholstered furniture.

Safe Home, Healthy Pets

Wendy Gordon | Posted 11.28.2012 | Green
Wendy Gordon

Their lives are spent playing on lawns and sleeping on floors and as a consequence often have higher exposures to lawn and garden pesticides and to harmful chemicals in household products that can accumulate in dust. With these common exposures come shared risk.

7 Tips To Detox Your Life In The New Year

Posted 01.01.2012 | Green

From Terri Bennett, Founder of 2012 is here and Do Your Part is kicking off a year of green challenges! January is 'Detox Your...

7 Ways Chemicals Sneak Into Your Home

Posted 11.26.2011 | Green

From Terri Bennett, Founder of We bring dangerous chemicals into our homes every day. It could be from our shoes, new furniture...

Weekly Mulch: When Will Our Water Be Clean?

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
The Media Consortium

by Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium Blogger Ed. Note: The Mulch is participating in Blog Action Day 2010, an initiative led by Media Consortium member...