If you haven’t seen the documentary Toxic Hot Seat yet, you (probably) don’t know what you’re missing! If you read the Chicago Tribune’s award winning series “Playing With Fire” a couple of years ago, then you do have an idea of what the film is about, but it is still very worth watching. We all need to understand the implications of what is discussed in this film. It affects each and every one of us.
‘Safer Chemicals Healthy Families‘ are streaming the film for free until December 7, 2014. Check out their website for all kinds of great info and actions you can take!
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Here are resources and an infographic on how to address flame retardants at home:
Here’s a resource should you wish to explore the issue deeper:
Flame retardants are found in a variety of household and other products and materials.
Global architecture and design firm Perkins+Will has released new research in response to the need for architects and interior designers to develop a better understanding of flame retardants and their impact on health.
Safe alternatives exist. Chemical industry profits are not a good reason to be poisoned.