It’s nice to feel clean. Stepping out of the shower is a moment refreshing not just to body, but also to mind and spirit. Getting clean, however, can be more of a journey than we think. Every day we are exposed to a litany of chemicals from every conceivable source, including what we put on… Read more »
We have devoted several blog posts to toxic flame retardant chemicals that are used in home furnishings. (Read more here and here). With a recently published series in the Chicago Tribune, it has been uncovered that flame retardant manufacturers have used deceptive lobbying techniques to ensure their products are required by law. Now we want… Read more »
Tonight, in Berkeley, journalist Susan Freinkel will be reading from her new book, Plastic: A Toxic Love Story
at Books, Inc. Each year we use and consume more plastic; we’ve produced as much plastic in the past decade as we did in the entire twentieth century. Plastics draw on dwindling fossil fuels, leach harmful chemicals,… Read more »
The bad news about phthalates.
The dangerous chemicals we encounter everyday