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1. California Report Describes The Problem Of Indoor Air Pollution
Indoor air pollution is a much more serious problem than outdoor air pollution. Even when indoor pollution levels are lower than outdoor levels, exposures can ...
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2. Chlorine Chemistry News
Several new studies have implicated chlorinated chemicals in human disease, including breast cancer and tooth decay. Chlorine chemistry is clearly the premier example of humans ...
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3. Dioxin and Precaution
Two years ago, in 1997, the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) formally concluded that dioxin causes cancer in humans. IARC is a division ...
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4. Dioxins -- The View From Europe
The term "dioxin" encompasses a family of 219 different toxic chemicals, all with similar characteristics but different potencies. In recent years, the International Agency for ...
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5. Dumping Computers Doesn't Compute!
Just bought a new computer? Now wondering what to do with the old one? Do not throw it out. Recycle your old electronic equipment, or ...
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6. Evicting Unwanted Chemical Guests
A thorough guide to identifying harmful substances found in common household products, safe disposal, and healthier alternatives. ...
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7. Green Living Center: Bedding
USA
All traditional mattresses, futons, mattress pads, and furniture filling made in the US, by law, must be treated with fire retardant chemical finishes. However, there ...
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8. Green Living Center: Carpeting and Flooring
USA
This resource has information about: carpeting, carpet padding, installation, natural carpets, surface treatment, cleaning, subflooring and finishes and adhesives. ...
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9. Green Living Center: Cookware and Dishware
USA
Cookware choices should be made carefully for the obvious fact that you use cookware to prepare the food you and your family eat. ...
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10. Green Living Center: Designing Safe For Children
USA
From birth, babies and young children are building their immune systems. Exposure to toxic materials can hinder development and cause long term problems to their ...
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11. Green Living Center: Diapers
USA
Disposable diapers are not just clogging up our landfills with plastic and untreated human waste, they may also be harmful to your baby. ...
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12. Green Living Center: Dry Cleaning
USA
"Dry" cleaning actually means cleaning your clothes with detergent and a solvent that is not absorbed into the fiber, preventing shrinking, stretching, fading and more. ...
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13. Green Living Center: Fabrics
USA
In addition to the chemicals used in the manufacturing of textiles, the pesticides, chemical fertilizers, and herbicides used in growing cotton also adversely affect public ...
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14. Green Living Center: Heating, Ventilation and Air Filtration
USA
Providing adequate ventilation is especially important for today's well insulated and tightly sealed homes and buildings. Besides needing fresh air to breathe, we are now ...
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15. Green Living Center: Keeping Your Home Clean and Safe
USA
Your cleaning cabinets can be full of hazardous chemicals that pose immediate and/or long term dangers to your children, your pets, your planet and yourselves. ...
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16. Green Living Center: Wallcoverings
USA
Wallcoverings can be created from nearly any material and fiber. Today we find all types of natural and synthetics materials being used to produce practical ...
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17. Green Living Center: Wood and Other Hard Surface Flooring
USA
Wood flooring, ceramic tile and glass, linoleum and cork, vinyl and rubber as well as other floor coverings, finishes and adhesives are all commonly used ...
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18. Healthy Halloween Makeup and Costumes
A guide to safer choices for Halloween makeup and costumes: what to look for, what to look out for, and some home recipes, to help ...
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19. Parkinson's
Parkinson's disease strikes 60,000 people each year in the U.S. More than a million Americans are living with the disease at any one time. More ...
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20. Precaution and PVC in Medicine, Pt. 2
The chlorine industry needs to expand the production of polyvinyl chloride plastic (PVC, or "vinyl") to maintain the profitability of chlorine production. As other high-volume ...
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