1000s of Toxic Free Products & Websites
Easy-to-understand, objective, science-based information about pesticides – written for consumers. Their Pesticide Information Profiles (PIPs) give trade names, regulatory status, description, health effects, and environmental effects for common pesticides. A project of the Cooperative Extension Offices of Cornell University, Oregon State University, the University of Idaho, and the University of California at Davis and the Institute for Environmental Toxicology, Michigan State University. Major funding provided by the USDA/Extension Service/National Agricultural Pesticide Impact Assessment Program.
Natural skin care, mineral makeup, bodycare, herbal remedies, and household cleaners…all handcrafted by Evan in small, fresh batches. Skin and body care and remedies are made with her own “powerfully effective” formulations are made with live plants, pure essential oils, skin-rejuvenating anti-oxidants, and the raw material which bees make royal jelly from, containing all-known nutrients in whole plant form. Care is taken to preserve the aliveness of the ingredients. “In every case where I am able to locate superior ingredients I buy those. This refers to: plants, oils, essential oils, herbs, etc., that were organically grown or biodynamically grown (where the soil is very rich with nutrients and the organisms like worms that ought to be there in it and many old, proven farming techniques are employed). I look for oils that are unrefined, cold-pressed and not heated (over about 105 degrees). I also look into the issue of picked when ripe.”
|Listen to my interview with Evan’s Garden Founder and owner Evan Symonds.|
All-natural Euopean latex mattresses wool-filled high performance German stretch cotton covers. They come with adjustable-support slat suspension. "The slats' give and rotation constantly respond to the shifting planes of your body. And the slat settings can be modified to accommodate changing body needs or comfort preferences over time…Both our mattress covers and all-natural Talalay latex foam have been tested for harmful substances according to the European Oko-Tex Standard 100, and have been certified to meet the human-ecological requirements of their current standard for mattresses…and contain no polybrominated diphenyl either (PBDEs)
Organic fairtrade chocolate bars, cocoa powder and hot chocolate mix. “The bars combine famous Swiss standards in chocolate making with cocoa from three farmer cooperatives in the Dominican Republic and Peru; sugar from four cooperatives in Paraguay and Costa Rica; and milk (in the Milk Chocolate) from a cooperative in the U.S. These high quality bars come in three varieties: Milk Chocolate (38% cocoa); Dark Chocolate with Almonds (55% cocoa) and Very Dark Chocolate (71% cocoa). ”
A full-service do-it-yourself pest control company, with lots of information on how to identify and control all kinds of pests and professional-quality pest control products. This is not a "nontoxic" website–it carries a lot of toxic pesticides. But their advice leans to the nontoxic and there are many natural and nontoxic products you can choose. They have links to all the MSDS sheets right on the site, so you can easily determine the safety or hazard of any of their products and make an informed choice.
A guide to choosing the cleanest and most fuel-efficient vehicle that meets your needs. “Low emissions and good fuel economy are both important for the environment” (and the air we breathe). You can look up vehicles by type, year, or “the greenest vehicles.” Results show an air pollution score, a greenhouse gasses score, and fuel economy.
A listing of water-efficient products that meet the EPA criteria of being at least 20 percent more water-efficient than average products in that category.
High performance green lubricating oils made from certified organic cold-pressed canola and sunflower oils. A proprietary manufacturing process gently extracts oils from the raw materials using nominal pressure, resulting in cooler processing temperatures than extrusion processes and without any distillation, harsh chemicals or synthetic 'stripping.' Products include multi-purpose lubricant for cleaning and protecting any metal tool, multi-purpose chain and sprocket lube for bikes and food preparation machines, and more. Completely safe around the house and garden, and around children and pets.
One of the internet’s most complete resources for green home furnishings that are healthy and resource efficient. Their product list includes recycled-glass tiles, cork flooring, natural linoleum, hardwood flooring, natural fiber and recycled carpeting and carpet pads, countertops, cabinets, paints and primers, wood finishes, strippers, wallcoverings, sealers, and more. In addition to their products, they also have on-line buying guides to help you choose which of their products is right for you. And if they don’t have what you are looking for, they promise to help you find it.
This page of the website contains links to information on air pollution and children's health, children's art materials hazards, toxic exposures in schools, and more.