Some people are visual. They need to SEE a message to fully understand it. Imagine, some people don’t actually want to read new studies showing the ill effects of toxic chemicals on our bodies and the environment. Some don’t want to read more news about what is harmful to themselves and their families (among the […]
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As I reported last week, lots of parents are reporting rashes on their childrens’ necks and backs after wearing clothing with tagless labels from Carter’s clothes. I read an interview with the CEO of Carter’s on Z Recommends this week that sheds more light on the issue. Since many clothing makers are in the process […]
This question came to me via email from a reader. She asked me where she should begin to make her home safer for her family and for the environment. What a great question! So many of my posts come from emailed questions. Thank you, and keep ‘em coming. I’ve been on the move, literally, this […]
Congress is (finally) finalizing the Consumer Product Safety Comission Reform Act (S.2663). In a stroke of brilliance, Senator Dianne Feinstein introduced amendment that would ban phthalates in children’s toys and childcare articles. But according to the Center on Environmental Health and Justice, the bill is now in conference committee in the House, it is not […]
I’ve been working on and thinking about this post for some time, and since that time a few new resources have popped up on the topic of avoiding phthalates in everyday products. Why should we all avoid phthalates? Amanda at Enviroblog has put together a cheatsheet on these chemicals that even us with limited cognitive […]
Some good news, but don’t hold your breath yet– The CPSC reform bill (S. 2663) has passed the Senate, and now heads to conference committee where the differences between the house and senate versions will be worked out. Let’s hope the differences being “worked out” will not involve the watering down of the important provisions […]