The US Consumer Product Safety Commission is warning consumers, especially pregnant women and young children, to avoid kids’ products, electronics, mattresses, and home furniture that contain certain toxic flame retardants, known as organohalogens.
Feeling unsure about what materials are safest to use for your nursery or child’s room? Follow these steps to create a room that is healthy for everyone in the family! 1. Remodeling? Be very careful with old lead paint. If your home was built before 1980, it’s likely to contain lead paint. Don’t do the […]
Read about choosing safer mattresses and changing pads.
Gearing up for a newborn? We’ve got tips for safer baby essentials that will help you navigate the must-haves with an eye toward healthier products for your little one.
Finding great childcare requires a bit of detective work and delicate balancing as parents weigh priorities. Consider placing environmental health near the top of your checklist to minimize children’s exposure to harmful chemicals. Here are ten questions to ask.
Nobody LOVES cleaning, but it's a job that we all do. Get your house safely clean this spring by following these tips to make sure you use safer cleaning products for both you and the environment.
Food Fish is some of the healthiest food you can eat, but it’s important to choose wisely. King mackerel, marlin, shark, swordfish, tilefish, tuna steak, striped wild bass, alewife, bluefish, shad, imported wild sturgeon, or weakfish. Wild salmon, sardines, anchovies, Atlantic herring, Dungeness crab, Pacific cod, Alaskan black cod, farmed striped bass, farmed catfish, clams, […]
Whether your child’s playroom is a special corner of the house, or the entire basement, make sure it’s a healthy playroom and a safe environment with the following toxic-free tips.