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8/23/2016
Avoid these common baby skin products that contain potentially harmful chemicals.
8/9/2016
Avoid these common baby skin products that contain potentially harmful chemicals.
7/26/2016
Avoid these common baby skin products that contain potentially harmful chemicals.
12/5/2014
Keep things sexy with all-natural, non-toxic ‘XTC Get Wet,’ the first personal lubricant of its kind.
10/30/2014
Our partner ePantry offers a convenient, affordable, eco-friendly delivery service for green household essentials.
10/23/2014
Some of my favorite, effective natural skin care products include a powerfully healing skin cream, a dark-circle-erasing eye cream and a luxurious facial oil.
4/18/2014
Skips the hazardous commercial varieties and opt for one of these five natural air freshener options.
9/6/2013
These five effective and useful products are among my top picks for a healthy, natural baby.
3/18/2013
Guest blogger Lorraine Halsted shares a list of toxic chemicals in cleaning products commonly found around the house.
7/18/2012
Graco, one of the nation’s largest children’s products manufacturers, has committed to banning the use of four of the most toxic chemical flame retardant chemicals from its products.
5/16/2012
A new study from the Ecology Center found traces of lead, cadmium, BPA, phthalates and hazardous flame retardants in gardening products—and that chemicals in hoses leach into water.
4/10/2012
Healthy baby shopping begins with an investigation into nontoxic cribs. Check out these three solid wood options.
3/14/2012
The Ecology Center today released new research on toxic chemicals such as lead, arsenic and mercury in low-cost children's and adult jewelry.
3/12/2012
Conventional over-the-counter painkillers like ibuprofen, aspirin and acetaminophen carry risks such as internal bleeding, liver toxicity and increased risk of stroke and heart attack.
2/10/2012
BPA is a dangerous chemical found in canned foods and polycarbonate plastic. Avoid it by following these easy steps.
2/9/2012
It can be hard to remember which types of plastic are most hazardous to our health. Use this simple guide to plastics as a refresher course, and keep toxic plastics out of your life.
1/5/2012
Choose chemical-free organic bedding to start off the new year with healthy rest in a healthy bedroom.
12/9/2011
Protect children's health and the environment by choosing responsibly made toys that are free of lead and other toxins.
8/9/2011
The Center for Health, Environment and Justice’s 2011 Back to School Guide to PVC-Free School Supplies helps parents find safer and affordable school supplies for their children.
8/8/2011
Glymes, strong solvents that are part of the chemical family known as glycol ethers, have been linked to developmental and reproductive problems, including miscarriages.
7/14/2011
The poisonous plant called giant hogweed is popping up all over the United States. Find out what this means for your safety.
6/13/2011
Certain herbal supplements can cause severe heart and liver damage.
3/30/2011
Forbes releases its list of the least toxic cities in America, from Texas to Pennsylvania.
3/11/2011
From Los Angeles to Philadelphia, Forbes rates the ten most toxic cities in the United States.
1/12/2011
Instead of using synthetic scents, try this simple natural trick to make your home smell delicious. 
6/29/2010
Guest blogger Bill Hutchins outlines ways to build green while keeping a light footprint on the earth.
10/28/2009
Sustainable furniture is made from nontoxic, renewable resources and is a smart choice for reducing environmental impact.
10/27/2009
Instead of buying store-bought and possibly toxic cleaning agents, give these nontoxic homemade cleaners a try.
6/11/2009
Reading books from your local public library is a greener alternative to buying new books.
6/9/2009
Could a poisonous plant used by ancient colonizers to hurt be used by modern dermatologists to help?
5/18/2009
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the organization that is supposed to evaluate what’s good for you and not good for you, does not evaluate ingredients in beauty products. If the FDA isn’t going to monitor beauty products, who will? Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace reviews two organizations that campaign for safer beauty products.
3/12/2009
Jessica talks about the importance of healthy, nontoxic, organic mattresses and how much she loves her Land and Sky Rainforest Mattress from The Natural Bed Store.
10/8/2008
Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace contemplates greening her dry cleaning. Is it possible?




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