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 daunting to navigate the 85,000 chemicals produced in the US but you’d be surprised how much you can lighten your toxic load by changing 5 simple things!
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 cancer through exposure to innumerable toxic… [Continue Reading]
There is a growing awareness of PVC’s toxic nature, but the quest to avoid it is daunting. First, you need to know when vinyl is not PVC.
Learn to navigate the world of safer vs toxic plastic with a comprehensive roadmap and you’ll be on your way to replacing endocrine disrupting compounds that mimic or block hormones in no time!
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.
We’re STILL finding toxic PVC plastic in bath toys! Although our newly updated guide contains WAY more safe bath toy options from brands we know and love.