Every year since 1970, the global community has celebrated Earth Day, a collective effort to raise awareness of environmental concerns plaguing the planet. On April 22nd of that year, 20 million Americans gathered in parks, on college campuses, in auditoriums, and the like to advocate for a healthy sustainable environment, free from toxic clouds belched from smokestacks and toxins spilling into our waterways, poisoning fish and threatening our way of life. So powerful was that movement that it led to the creation of the United State Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the passage of the Clean Air, Clean Water, and […]
Many people use a vast array of chemical-laden household cleaners and products around the home on a daily basis.
What they may not be aware of is the fact that many of these chemicals can be damaging to their health when inhaled. Apart from the inhalation aspect, skin irritations often occur when coming into contact with many chemical cleaners.
Many disinfectants contain phenol ( aka carbolic acid ) or cresol. These can attack the central nervous system, liver, kidneys, spleen, and pancreas.
How can adding a load of chemicals to your home environment be good for your health and cleanliness. They […]