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Sweat it Out: Could Your Sportswear be Toxic?

Summer is a time when many families will be participating in recreational activities. Kids will be participating in summer sports, parents will be exercising, and they may both be exposing themselves to potentially hazardous toxins. According to a new report by Greenpeace… Continue Reading

E-Tech Takes the Toxins out of the surfboard

Summer, the beach, and surfing have a long history together. And while summer doesn’t officially begin for another few days, many families are already spending a lot of time at the beach. The beach is a great place for families to visit… Continue Reading

House panel approves toxic chemical safety bill

On June 3rd, the House Energy and Commerce Committee moved forward with a toxic chemical safety bill. The TCSA Modernization Act will make substantial changes to the Toxic Substances Control Act that’s currently in place. The changes are in important in that… Continue Reading

Toxic chemicals found in child car seats

When you load your child into a car seat you think you’re protecting them from harm, but what you may actually be doing is exposing them to toxic chemicals. A recent study by the Ecology Center found that “11 out of 15… Continue Reading

Scientists: Plastic waste in Great Lakes creates many woes

For years, environmentalists have known that man-made products pose a serious threat to the environment. Now a new study is shedding light on just how big the problem is. According to scientists at the University of Vermont, “about 80 percent of human-made… Continue Reading

These houseplants will help purify the air in your home

We’re now just 3 weeks away from the official start of summer. And many Americans have begun, or will soon begin, the season by planting fresh flowers, plants, and vegetables in our home gardens. Fresh flowers and plants really complete the look… Continue Reading

Stronger Regulation of Toxic Chemicals

The Toxic Substances Control Act of 1976 has long been thought of as “notoriously week”. The act is meant to help control the toxic chemicals consumers are exposed to. Unfortunately there are thousands of chemicals that go unchecked by the E.P.A. each… Continue Reading

EPA Issues Health Advisories to Protect Americans from Algal Toxins in Drinking Water

While in the last 20 years or so, bottled water has become the go-to choice for drinking water in America, tap water is still used in many of our daily lives. We use it to make tea, coffee, and low-calorie beverages. But… Continue Reading

Scientists: Common chemicals in pizza boxes, backpacks may cause cancer

Americans love pizza, like really love it. In fact, according to recent surveys 94% of Americans eat pizza regularly, and 93% of us have eaten pizza in the last month. But a new study shows that consuming pizza could put our health… Continue Reading

Home Depot to remove toxic chemical from vinyl flooring

By now must of us know the potential danger our family is in if exposed to phthalates. Over the years, phthalates have been linked to hormone disruptions and even cancer. Our government has taken steps to ensure our safety by limiting… Continue Reading

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