Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Toxic flame retardant chemicals are saturated in the foam inside our furniture. These chemicals are linked to serious health effects and are worthless in preventing furniture fires. We need better regulation of these chemicals to address this problem. If you agree, take action.

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Six Easy and Important Ways to Reduce Your Exposure to Toxic Chemicals
Leave your shoes at the door.
Avoid “antibacterial” products.
Wash your hands frequently (with plain soap and water).
Use a damp mop or cloth to dust and use a HEPA filter on your vacuum cleaner.
Eat fresh or frozen fruits and vegetables in preference to processed or canned food.
Limit your use of strongly fragranced products, such as cleaning, personal care or other household products.
Read more.
photo: EPA

Six Easy and Important Ways to Reduce Your Exposure to Toxic Chemicals

  1. Leave your shoes at the door.
  2. Avoid “antibacterial” products.
  3. Wash your hands frequently (with plain soap and water).
  4. Use a damp mop or cloth to dust and use a HEPA filter on your vacuum cleaner.
  5. Eat fresh or frozen fruits and vegetables in preference to processed or canned food.
  6. Limit your use of strongly fragranced products, such as cleaning, personal care or other household products.

Read more.

photo: EPA

Tuesday, March 13, 2012
The icon of climate change is more than the image of a polar bear on a melting ice floe trying to survive. It’s really the face of a child with asthma, using an inhaler to breathe. Kim Knowlton, NRDC Senior Scientist, in this Public News Service article.

(Source: switchboard.nrdc.org)