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Real Dirt on Clean Water

Everyone knows that water is essential to life. But what’s coming out of your tap or bottle may not really be your healthiest choice. Sure, your water may look clean but is it? Most people think that governmental agencies ensure that our water’s clean. And while the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) established the Clean Water […]

Just how Toxic is Your World?

There are many sources of toxins in our busy industrial world. From automobiles to the food we eat, toxins are in our word.

Simple Changes Make a Big Difference

There have been dramatic changes in the our food supply as well as our eating habits that are causing equally dramatic changes in our health

Know what you are Eating

Pesticides and herbicides are used on non-organic fruits and vegetables to help the crop have more product per acre. List of fruits and vegetables to eat only if are organic.

CDC’s New Indoor Air Policy

CDC will ensure that products used in the workplace, such as soaps, cleaning products, paints, etc. are safe and odor-free or emit low levels of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) to the fullest extent feasible. Only Green Cleaning Products shall be specified and used within CDC facilities.

Salmon Capital of the World! Ketchikan AK

I had the pleasure to again visit Ketchikan. A beautiful city on Revillagigedo Island, in southeast Alaska. Ketchikan is close to Misty Fjords National Monument, where day trips are meant to discover part of this largest wilderness in Alaska.

HRH The Prince of Wales’ Rainforests Project

Interesting video from HRH The Prince of Wales. The Prince of Wales is talking about saving the rainforests of the world. In his words, there is more C02 released from the cutting of the rainforests than all the transportation in the world(boats, cars, trains, planes, etc!)! This puts a new twist on C02 emissions now, doesn’t it!

Toxic Chemicals to Remove Pt IV– Toxic Soap Opera Finale!

Wow, are those chemicals scary or what?  Now what do we do so we don’t irritate our skin, eyes, lungs and more?  “Green” is the way to go but that too can be problematic if you don’t read the labels!  Reading more labels, just what we all want.   So we know what chemicals to avoid […]

Toxic Chemicals to Remove From Home Pt III

Toxic Soap Opera Continues, Part III: We have seen 10 chemicals that are found in common household cleaners that we use each day in our homes.    The effects on humans so far have ranged from skin irritation to DEATH! Now that is a bit much for me.  Here are the Final 5 Chemicals that we […]

Toxic Chemicals to Remove from Home Part II

Part II       Toxic Soap Opera Continued: Household Cleaning Products have chemicals that may clean your kitchen and bathroom, but they also damage your health.  Did you know that according to a 15-year study presented at the Toronto Indoor Air Conference, women who work at home have a 54% higher death rate from cancer than those […]

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