To protest the ban on hemp farming, six hemp activists symbolically planted hemp seeds on the lawn of the Drug Enforcement Administration.
A new Campaign for Safe Cosmetics report reveals traces of lead and other heavy metals in children’s face paints.
The new Goodweave certification label for rugs maintains RugMark International’s stringent child labor-free policy.
Jessica dips her toe into the vast pool of eco-friendly wedding invitation companies.
Seventh Generation commits to using sustainable palm oil in all products by 2012.
Reform of chemical regulation would give the EPA a strong hand in which products get to consumers, and a new Senate bill limits formaldehyde levels in composite wood products.
Last year The Fresh Ideas Group predicted the top consumer trends for 2009. Are they psychics or just near-sighted? Find out.
Before buying a toy, the first consideration should be its health. We’ve seen a lot of recent news about unhealthy plastics and paints in inexpensive children’s toys. Making sure any toy you select is healthy should be your number one priority.
To help prevent rainforest destruction associated with growing palm oil trees, the WWF plans to rank major palm oil buyers on their commitment to sustainable practices.
Jessica searches for eco-friendly engagement and wedding rings and explores a variety of sustainable options, including conflict-free diamonds, recycled diamonds, recycled gold, recycled jewelry, alternative wedding rings, Canadian diamonds and cultured diamonds.
President Obama plans to help earn the White House LEED certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.
Natural Home editor-in-chief Robyn Griggs Lawrence lists some eco-friendly ideas for future Cash for Clunkers programs.