Archive | flame retardants

What’s in Your Couch (toxic flame retardant chemicals!)



What are your questions about toxic chemicals in your furniture? Join MomsRising, Non-Toxic Kids and Veena, staff scientist from The Green Policy Institute to find out. We’ll discuss why these chemicals are a BIG concern, what you can do about it, and what is happening at the state and national level to better protect families […]

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10 Harmful Chemicals to Avoid: New Post at Parents.com



Here’s an informative article just posted today by Keely Savoie on Parents.com. It details 10 toxic chemicals in our homes, communities, and lives, and how we can avoid them. Keely explains why each chemical is harmful and how to avoid it in detail. This is super helpful for busy parents who want to find their […]

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Happy Halloween and Scary Couches!



Halloween, dear readers!  I wish you all a safe and happy night with your little creatures, fairies, monsters, ghosts and goblins. Here’s something very scary! It is a guest post from Arlene Bloom about toxic flame retardants. Why is the couch made of skulls? a. Skulls are the newest fashion. b. The couch foam contains […]

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Monday Reading (happy cows, flame retardant madness, and the organic food debate)



Just another maniac Monday, I wish it was Sunday, that’s my fun day, my I don’t have to run day… Sorry to digress to the sweet and simple 80s lyrics of one of the first all girl bands, The Bangles.  Here are a few interesting articles that came across my desk this weekend: A story […]

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