• Detox Your Dorm

    The problem: Dorm rooms are usually small spaces with a lot of furnishings, electronics, and other items that may contain flame retardants, highly fluorinated chemicals, phthalates, and other chemicals of concern. What you can do:  Detox Your Dorm! Follow our summary of tips on how to keep a toxic-free dorm

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    The Trouble with Triclosan

    The Problem: A widespread fear of bacteria in recent years has led to a whole suite of consumer products marketed as “antibacterial” or “antimicrobial.” Today, you can buy antibacterial soap, cutting boards, pencils, binders, scissors, yoga mats, you name it. One chemical that makes these products antibacterial is triclosan, which