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Chemicals in Your Bed-

The Washington Post published an article yesterday about the chemicals in conventional mattresses. Flame retardants and stain repellents are made from chemicals that release into the air as we sleep. Here is an uplifting quote from the article: “A 2006 Consumer Product Safety Commission study estimated that the average adult sleeping on a conventional mattress […]

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Toxic Fabric Softeners (smells like a fresh chemical mountain stream!)–

One of my friends alerted me to the fact that those fabric softener sheets some folks use are chock full of nasty chemicals. I’ve never used them myself (what! add another step to laundry? I can barely wash my clothes, and my family’s clothes, let alone remember to add something else when I do–), but […]

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