November 15, 2011
Week #13: If you have children in day care or school, encourage them to go non toxic! Share these resources: http://bit.ly/feu90C and http://bit.ly/f58adQ
November 8, 2011
Week #12: The EPA states that toxic chemicals in household cleaners are 3 times more likely to cause cancer than outdoor air. Use non-toxic cleaners (i.e. Seventh Generation, Method, Ecover brands).
November 1, 2011
Week #11: Women and children are exposed to dangerous levels of mercury when they eat certain fish.
Eat small fish and use the mercury calculator at www.gotmercury.org.
October 25, 2011
Week #10: Reduce your exposure to harmful substances in carpets. Clear out the carpet and use washable rugs instead or install hardwood floors.
October 18, 2011
Week #9: Toys made out of PVC plastics/vinyl often contain other chemicals which can leech out increasing your child’s risk. Purchase toys made out of wood or cloth.
October 11, 2011
Week #8: Bottled water is less regulated than tap water and can contain chemicals leached from the plastic. Use a stainless steel or aluminum reusable water bottle.
October 4, 2011
Week #7: Leave the dirt at the door. Wiping our shoes off and leaving them at the door reduces the amount of lead contaminated dirt tracked in.