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Tips for Non-Toxic Holiday Gatherings Copy

One of the best things about the holidays is gathering together with family and friends for special meals and gift-giving.  Unfortunately, all of that cooking and decorating can add to indoor air pollution and toxic exposures.  Here are some easy tips to keep your...

Where to get custom non-toxic foam or stuffing

Question from Mimi   I was gifted the Poang Ikea Chair for nursing. It is very comfortable, but there is a distinct chemical smell. A quick google search has sent me down the rabbit hole of polyurethane foam and its potentially toxic qualities. I found your...

Computer, Hemp, and Shoes

Question from Petra   I have MCS and I am looking for a new computer / laptop, which is working for people with MCS. Do you know something? Do you know hemp fleece for making filling for a futon by my self? Which are the best shoes and sandals for MCS?  ...

Indoor Door Mat

Question from Judy   I’ve been looking for a nice looking indoor mat to place inside the apartment front door now that the weather is getting sloppy. I’m not finding anything I like. Either the bottom is smelly rubber or there is Microban. Do you have...

Bakeware

Question from Beth   Can you tell me what you suggest and where to purchase cookie sheets that are not aluminum or coated?  The best, safest one out there? Thank you!   Lisa’s Answer   I use one by All Clad.  It is uncoated stainless steel.  It is...

Teflon Coated Baby Snowsuit

Question from Maryna   Hi Debra and Lisa! Thank you SO MUCH for your priceless work! I’m going to buy a snowsuit for my one year old son. I’ve already chosen the one from Deux Par Deux,but then read it’s made from Teflon coated polyurethane...

New Carpet

Question from Jane   We just had regular new carpet installed in our Master bedroom 2 weeks ago and the Smell is terrible!!!  It’s still giving us headaches and congestion even with running our air purifier And whole house fans!  Is there anything else we can do...

Moisture-Wicking Technology

Question from Mir   I was looking at a simple sweatshirt that says it has ‘Moisture-wicking technology’.  Does this always refer to a chemical treatment of some kind?   Lisa’s Answer There is no specific standard for the term “moisture...

Melaleuca

Question from Alex   I was wondering if you could go through the melaleuca ingredient glossary and let us know what you think of this list? It still bugs me that the individual product labels don’t clearly list the names of each ingredient instead saying...

Stainless Steel Dishrack

Question from Becca   I purchased this “brushed” stainless steel dish rack. It appears painted silver. Is this safe?   Lisa’s Answer   I submitted a question to Lifetime Brands which licenses the Kitchenaid brand name to product this.  I...

ARE TOXIC PRODUCTS HIDDEN IN YOUR HOME?

Toxic Products Don’t Always Have Warning Labels. Find Out About 3 Hidden Toxic Products That You Can Remove From Your Home Right Now.