Learn the basics of sustainable cleaning - from green products to indoor air quality - to create a healthy home.
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.
Retrofits of old buildings, such as insulation meant to save energy and limit greenhouse gas emissions, often released poisons.
Previously unstudied links to obesity shine new light on how household environments influence weight.
Law aims to clean up the air and stop litter in parks and beaches.
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.
Toxins in coal could interfere with cell growth, preventing development of bones and hormones that regulate growth.
Though specific formulas widely vary, exterminators are likely using one of a small number of widely used chemicals in their pesticides.
The EPA classifies chromium-6 as likely to cause cancer in humans when ingested over a lifetime.
These plants filter hazardous chemicals from the air. Improve your air quality the natural way.
Even if no one in an apartment smokes, it can find its way in through walls, windows and ventilation systems.
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.
Author of parenting books blogs about raising children and health issues.