Posts Tagged ‘Environmental Health’

Is My “Green” Cleaner Really Safe?


While natural, homemade cleaners using ingredients such as water, lemon, vinegar and baking soda are the healthiest way to go, most of us rely on ready-made purchased cleaners at least some of the time. How do you know if the cleaner you purchased with good intentions is really safe for you and the environment? Sure, [...]

Do Your Purchases Meet Your Social, Environmental & Safety Standards?


If you are like me, you have, on more than one occasion, picked up a product in your home and thought, “What’s in this thing anyway?”  Or, “Who made this? Were the workers treated fairly?”  Animal lovers may also ask, “How was this product tested?” A new tool by GoodGuide called “Purchase Analyzer” helps answer [...]

Green Resolutions: Tips for Sticking to Them


Editor’s Note: The following post was provided by Marcella Campbell and Ryan Pilat of Citrus Lane. We are thrilled to be working with Citrus Lane to bring you this week’s Safety Points Reward, a three-month subscription to their incredible parent/baby care packages AND their all-organic “Fresh Start” care package designed in collaboration with Healthy Child [...]

“Healthy People in a Healthy Environment”

The 2009 National Environmental Public Health Conference will take place October 26-28 in Atlanta, GA.  From the conference website: “The conference aims to develop and encourage innovative strategies for addressing existing and emerging issues in addition to being a forum for CDC [Center for Disease Control]/ATSDR [Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry] and its [...]