Parents and teachers concerned with grimy fingers and germ-laden desks often include disinfecting wipes on back-to-school shopping lists. But certain chemicals in many disinfecting wipes are linked to negative health effects. Learn more!
New cleaning products ingredient disclosure victories in NY and CA have key differences, but complement each other well and provide critical ingredient information we can use to decide what products to bring into our homes and workplaces.
From ditching dryer sheets and disinfectants, to simple non-toxic DIY recipes, get tips and tricks on how to reduce exposure to toxic chemicals for you and your dormmates!
I started doing the math on the toxins I was exposed to just during my morning routine. I was shocked, and more than appalled, especially when I thought of all of the women just like me who are using the same products every single day.
Those potentially harmful chemicals in the disinfectant are actually no more effective than plain old soap and water.
It's time to think about going back to school--how can you avoid triclosan, found in many of the antibacterial soaps in classrooms and bathrooms?