Monthly Archives: July 2014

Women: What’s in Your Box?

Check out the blog post by Pretty Smart:

Houston, we have a problem. Period : 3 Major Problems with the Menstrual Product Industry (and What You Can Do About It!)

“As most menstruating people will tell you, we have more than enough to deal with during our periods…”red splatter 2

Then get more details about what’s in tampons from Women’s Voices for the Earth

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Some of this isn’t news (or shouldn’t be). Back in 1992, Liz Armstrong co-wrote “Whitewash: Exposing the Health and Environmental Dangers of Women’s Sanitary Products and Disposable Diapers : What You Can Do About It”. Here’s an interview with Liz that includes other resources you may be interested in exploring from the book “Cancer: 101 Solutions to a Preventable Epidemic”.

If you prefer your info in a more entertaining format, then you can watch the musical spoof video “Detox the Box”:
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Fireworks… Pretty Toxic! And Scary Too!

Wishing a happy, safe, and peaceful Canada Day to Canadians, and a happy, safe, and peaceful Independence Day to Americans!

BUT can we please find safe ways to celebrate life instead of using dangerous substances which make noises that scare the daylights out of our children, pets and wildlife?

It’s the time of year again when some people like to blow up toxic, coloured,  gunpowder…

Please read my post from last year for details:

Fireworks… Pretty Toxic!

Let's find safer ways to celebrate

Let’s find safer ways to celebrate