Education is one of the keys to prevention! Use these resources to help reduce exposure to harmful chemicals in your everyday life.
Tip: Don’t get overwhelmed…make one change at a time.
Healthy Living: EWG’s comprehensive app with ratings for more than 120,000 food and personal care products.
Think Dirty: Shows ingredients in your beauty, personal care and household products and guides you to safe products.
Good Guide: Makes it easy to find better products through science-based ratings.
Detox Me: A great shopping companion and can help you find key tips for choosing safer products.
Check Yourself!: Helps you make your own routine for breast self-checking. Establishing your own “normal” is an important step in knowing your body. This app makes it easy.
Print & Carry
The label to look for to avoid flame retardants when buying new furniture or to determine whether your current furniture contains them.
Common ingredients to keep on hand for DIY cleaning recipes
www.toxicsaction.org: Toxics Action Center’s mission is to work side-by-side with communities, empowering you with the skills and resources needed to prevent or clean up pollution at the local level.
www.cleanwateraction.org:Since it’s founding, during the campaign to pass the landmark Clean Water Act in 1972, Clean Water Action has worked to win strong health and environmental protections by bringing issue expertise, solution-oriented thinking and people power to the table.
www.communityhealthbook.com: Community Health was developed by Erin Brockovich and allows individuals to post and share information with Erin and other community members for the purpose of allowing communities to better harness information that will provide individuals and their families with additional data and information that will aid them in their quest for solutions.
www.saferstates.org: Safer States and their partners work to advance common-sense policies that hold all of us to our responsibilities, making human health and safety their top priority.
www.womensvoices.org: Women’s Voices for the Earth amplifies women’s voices to eliminate the toxic chemicals that harm our health and communities.