Jun 17, 2021 / Clean Beauty / Toxics

New study finds PFAS chemicals hiding in some “long-lasting” and “waterproof” makeup 

“Lipstick wearers may inadvertently eat several pounds of lipstick in their lifetime. But unlike food, chemicals in lipstick and other makeup products are almost…Read More


Jun 11, 2021 / Toxics

Toxic chemicals including PFAS and BPA found in a variety of Dollar Tree’s products

A new report showed that 60 per cent of products tested from Dollar Tree stores in the U.S. and Canada contained chemicals of high…Read More


Nov 02, 2020 / Climate Change / Plastic Pollution / Toxics

Top 6 not-so-average eco-gift ideas: COVID edition

With the holidays around the corner, it’s time to start thinking of gift ideas for your loved ones. And while the holiday season may…Read More


Oct 27, 2020 / Plastic Pollution / Toxics

How to have a plastic and toxic-free Halloween: COVID edition

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve had to find new ways of doing many things like working and celebrating birthdays – and…Read More


Jul 10, 2020 / Toxics

Enjoy the summer sun without damaging your health: A guide to choosing the right sunscreen

With the sun beating down in the summer, it’s common to slather your skin with sunscreen to prevent burning. But, are you getting burned…Read More


May 13, 2020 / Toxics

Pollution, health, and COVID-19 — We answer some of your most pressing questions

Last week, we hosted a webinar about the link between toxic pollution, health, and COVID-19. The webinar shed light on how exposure to toxics…Read More


Jan 09, 2020 / Clean Beauty / Toxics

Top 10 harmful chemicals to avoid in your skincare products

Think about it – from waking up in the morning until going to bed at night, how many skincare products do you use? From…Read More


Dec 13, 2019 / Plastic Pollution / Toxics

The ultimate eco-guide to (not) gift giving this holiday season

Creative alternatives and new traditions to gift giving Just as I’m trying to move towards a low-waste lifestyle, along comes Christmas – the largest…Read More


Jul 20, 2019 / Livable Communities

A Greenbelt Tale: A Trip to Southbrook Vineyards

Peach cobbler, pear salad, and a glass of wine… or two.  What do all of these have in common? Yes, they’re all delicious! But…Read More


Jul 05, 2019 / Toxics

It’s time for retailers to step up and protect cashiers by ditching hormone disrupting chemicals on receipts

Back in February, we published the results of our experiment on exposure to bisphenol A (BPA) and its controversial replacement, bisphenol S (BPS), on…Read More