Have you ever stood on artificial turf and wondered exactly what was under your (or your child’s) feet? I remember returning to my childhood pool a few years…

What do your school’s fundraisers say about your school and community? Does your school sell wrapping paper that gets thrown away? Or candy made with GMOs, high fructose…

Did you know that many of the Disney branded gear your child may use could be made with toxic chemicals? From lunch boxes, school supplies, backpacks, and boots–…

Ever see how many Expo dry erase markers are used in a classroom?  Just take a look at the whiteboard after ONE math class I taught recently. The…

(Special guest post written by Lois Gibbs, our executive director of The Center for Health, Environment and Justice.) Was your child’s school built before 1979? It’s worth it to…

I’m happy to be an invited guest poster on Dr. Greene’s Perspectives Blog this week. Each day, I’ve posted about how to have a safe, green and healthy…

It’s that time of year.  I’ve been officially avoiding a back to school post until it is upon me…as in, tomorrow! I begin my time with some professional…

(This post is written by reader, founder and CEO of EcoLabel Fundraising, Jeanne Reslan. She leads a business that guides school and other organizations in fundraising by selling…

Dropped onto my desk was the hefty School Specialty catalog, a bible of sorts in the educational world. You can get most any school supply here, preapproved, and…

(This article was first published over at Eco-Child’s Play) I feel in my bones the pressure on teachers. More and more is asked of teachers these days, and…