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13

Sep

How to clean mold without toxic chemicalsGet a jump on this harmful invader with some common household solutions.

How to clean mold without toxic chemicals
Get a jump on this harmful invader with some common household solutions.

18

Jul

Could you give up shampoo?Here’s one green girl’s story of ditching shampoo altogether. She — and her gorgeous new hair — never looked back.

Could you give up shampoo?
Here’s one green girl’s story of ditching shampoo altogether. She — and her gorgeous new hair — never looked back.

04

Jul

Are fireworks bad for the environment?Fireworks can unleash a shower of toxins into soil and water, and scientists are only beginning to figure out what that means for human health.

Are fireworks bad for the environment?
Fireworks can unleash a shower of toxins into soil and water, and scientists are only beginning to figure out what that means for human health.

29

Apr

2014’s Dirty Dozen produce list: Apples, peaches, cucumbers and moreEnvironmental Working Group’s latest Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce helps consumers reduce the amount of pesticides they consume in their diets.

2014’s Dirty Dozen produce list: Apples, peaches, cucumbers and more
Environmental Working Group’s latest Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce helps consumers reduce the amount of pesticides they consume in their diets.

24

Apr

The most common pesticide found on U.S. apples is banned in the EUThe chemical’s makers can’t guarantee Diphenylamine’s safety, so the EU doesn’t allow its use. Here in the U.S. it’s found on 80 percent of conventional apples.

The most common pesticide found on U.S. apples is banned in the EU
The chemical’s makers can’t guarantee Diphenylamine’s safety, so the EU doesn’t allow its use. Here in the U.S. it’s found on 80 percent of conventional apples.

29

Mar

Study finds chlorinated pools and pee are a match made in harmful gas heavenWhile it ranks high on the gross scale, peeing in a pool has never been considered hazardous. A new study, however, uncovers serious health effects tied to in-pool tinkles.

Study finds chlorinated pools and pee are a match made in harmful gas heaven
While it ranks high on the gross scale, peeing in a pool has never been considered hazardous. A new study, however, uncovers serious health effects tied to in-pool tinkles.

07

Mar

New bracelets can detect people’s chemical exposuresThe popular silicone wristbands are ideal for monitoring chemical exposure since, like human cells, they don’t let go of toxins easily.

New bracelets can detect people’s chemical exposures
The popular silicone wristbands are ideal for monitoring chemical exposure since, like human cells, they don’t let go of toxins easily.

26

Feb

How to clean your entire kitchen using pantry ingredientsUse these natural ingredients to clean your kitchen from top to bottom.

How to clean your entire kitchen using pantry ingredients
Use these natural ingredients to clean your kitchen from top to bottom.

BPA exposure: It’s also absorbed from receiptsThe chemical is often absorbed through food packaging, but a new study shows that increased levels can result from handling thermal receipt paper.

BPA exposure: It’s also absorbed from receipts
The chemical is often absorbed through food packaging, but a new study shows that increased levels can result from handling thermal receipt paper.

25

Feb

How lawn chemicals and herbicides affect dogsStudies indicate possible link between common lawn treatment spray and bladder cancer in dogs.

How lawn chemicals and herbicides affect dogs
Studies indicate possible link between common lawn treatment spray and bladder cancer in dogs.