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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...

50 Years After Rachel Carson: There's Still Hope

Jeanne Rizzo | Posted 06.29.2014 | Green
Jeanne Rizzo

Rachel Carson died half a century ago from breast cancer, but her words about nature and humanity still ring true today.

Dangerous Dust Bunnies:
How to Avoid Flame Retardants

Maria Rodale | Posted 02.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Robin Dodson, of Silent Spring Institute Did you know that consumer products like furniture, textiles, and electronics often contain...

8 Ways to Avoid Harmful Chemicals

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.29.2012 | Green
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Robin Dodson, ScD, research scientist at the Silent Spring Institute It's difficult to avoid all of the potentially harmful chemi...

Eating Fresh Food Drastically Reduces BPA Risk, Study Finds

Robyn Griggs Lawrence | Posted 05.31.2011 | Home
Robyn Griggs Lawrence

BPA levels in families who ate fresh rather than canned or plastic-packaged food for three days dropped by an average of 60 percent, according to a study released today.