Protect children's health and the environment by choosing responsibly made toys that are free of lead and other toxins.
After the discovery of lead in some toys last year, Congress established tighter lead standards, to be implemented Feb. 10, 2009. However, some toy companies are concerned that the costs incurred to meet the deadline might be more than they can bear.
Create memorable gifts for a youngster with a handcrafted toy or game.
A clogged sink can be fixed without harsh chemicals!
Before buying a toy, the first consideration should be its health. We’ve seen a lot of recent news about unhealthy plastics and paints in inexpensive children’s toys. Making sure any toy you select is healthy should be your number one priority.
Make a homemade kaleidoscope that rivals the most expensive models with a PVC pipe and a reflector made from mirrors and wood. Point it at anything or use the special reflector tray to make unique kaleidoscopic designs.
Wooden toys made by you for that special child in your life will be memorable gifts.
Keep spiders and other crawling bugs out of your house by using a nontoxic pest control: diatomaceous earth.
You can control damage caused by carpenter bees with these nontoxic methods.
Learn how to make a pinwheel for a fun, outdoors toy.
There’s no reason not to “go green” when picking up a game for a young loved one. Despite the abundance of “Made in China” plastic toys and games that line the aisles, some companies have made it their business to create amazingly fun toys and games for children in ways that protect, preserve or restore the planet.
Check out this natural All-Purpose Cleaner recipe.
You don't need to rely on toxic chemicals to clean your house. Opt for natural homemade cleaners or nontoxic options such as Bon Ami.
My grandmother taught me everything I need to know about keeping my house clean--without chemicals.
Essentia introduces the world's first memory foam mattress made without chemicals.
Healthy baby shopping begins with an investigation into nontoxic cribs. Check out these three solid wood options.
Choose chemical-free organic bedding to start off the new year with healthy rest in a healthy bedroom.
Forced to extremes by illness, these homeowners built sacred, beautiful homes completely free of toxic chemicals, petrochemical fumes and other poisons. For all three, better housing has meant better health.