We’re big believers in avoiding chemicals in PVC products, so you can imagine how excited we were to hear that Home Depot will phase out toxic phthalates in vinyl flooring by the end of 2015!
Why go to all the trouble to avoid toxic PVC (vinyl) plastic? Lead. Phthalates. VOC’s. Dioxin. Just for starters. Learn how to reduce your exposure by avoiding these common sources of soft, flexible PVC.
Did you know that indoor air quality can be up to 100 times worse than outdoor air? Start improving the air your children breathe by making these changes.
Indoor air quality is an important consideration, especially since we spend about 90 percent of our time indoors. The EPA says that in the average home, levels of organic pollutants are two to five times higher than outdoors. So what causes such poor indoor air quality? A plethora of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) that off-gas from pesticides, cleaning chemicals, paint, […]