Until recently, artificial Christmas trees were cut from compressed polyvinyl chloride (PVC) sheets. Now there’s a newer technology that allows manufacturers to create branch tips that are made from injection-molded polyethylene (PE) plastic using copies of live tree needles.
It’s a fact that there are hidden toxic chemicals in children’s clothing so we’ll show you what to watch for and where to find safe options.
Welcome to the Naturepedic EOS Standard Queen Organic Mattress Giveaway ($2599 Value), sponsored by Naturepedic and hosted by Happy Mothering and the Green Moms Network. Making sure our many sleeping hours are spent in close contact with a truly non-toxic mattress is a huge priority for many of us who are trying to reduce our risk of developing […]
Christmas decorations are commonly made with toxic chemicals so we’re happy to share an expert’s insight about lead, flame retardants and PVC plastic.
Finding safe furniture for your home can be a daunting task, so we looked far and wide to find manufacturers that meet our high standards to make your job easier. Low-VOC finishes and glues, and no formaldehyde or flame retardants.
We scoured the earth to find the safest nursing pillows around. All of the recommended products in our shopping guide are confirmed free of flame retardants, polystyrene and polyurethane foam.
Physical harm such as choking on decorations or playing with the outlet where Christmas lights are plugged in are not the only concerns. Surprisingly, toxic chemicals like lead in PVC trees and lights also play a big role in creating an unsafe environment too. Christmas trees Most artificial trees are made from PVC plastic. Not […]