Learn the basics of sustainable cleaning - from green products to indoor air quality - to create a healthy home.
Odors and toxins from cigarettes can be found for months after smokers move out of a residence. Surprisingly, plants may be your best option for cleaning that unhealthy air.
Although most hospitals have made strong efforts to control the spread of the disease, transmission of drug-resistant bacteria is still common and associated with severe health risks.
Here are some green cleaning choices for when you need to spruce up the hardwood floors.
Make the floor look good with green cleaning products that won't harm your health or the environment.
A few tips for owners who wish to operate their buildings in an eco-friendly manner.
A typical child will spend seven hours a day, 180 days a year over 13 years in school. Make sure it's a healthy place to be.
The U.S. Green Building Council's LEED program includes several guidelines for how to clean buildings with minimal toxins.
Practical tips for getting rid of the black stuff.
Though specific formulas widely vary, exterminators are likely using one of a small number of widely used chemicals in their pesticides.
These plants filter hazardous chemicals from the air. Improve your air quality the natural way.
A list of effective cleaners for chemically sensitive people.
Here are some tips to help you keep your planet-friendly ways in focus. A good place to start? Attack the dust and clutter.
Particles and gases can be damaging to health, yet indoor air is not regulated.
Environmental and political writer Stan Cox takes air conditioning to trial, using hot eco-topics to hand down a guilty verdict.
The State of the Air 2010 shows that the air quality in many places has improved, but that more than 175 million people — roughly 58 percent — still live with pollution levels that are dangerous to breathe.
Author of parenting books blogs about raising children and health issues.