Two new petitions have been brought to my attention. Both of them are on change.org.
Please sign and share if you are able:
Make all health care facilities and services “fragrance free.”
…”Please ask the secretary of HHS to provide leadership on addressing this issue and require all health care facilities and service providers to be scent free.”…
Stop the Human Rights Violations of Disabled British Columbians.
…”Health supporting housing is needed for low income British Columbians living with MCS. Currently there is no safe, affordable housing in BC for people with this chronic illness. In fact, the housing that is available is making people with MCS more ill by exposing them to off gassing building materials, strong chemicals used in building maintenance, laundry venting, cigarette smoke, and toxicant containing household and body products used by fellow renters.” …
Posted in Accessibility, Action, Change, Health Care, Housing, Human Rights
Tagged chemical sensitivity, environmental sensitivities, fragrance-free, hazardous air pollutants, health, health care access for people with MCS/ES, IAQ, MCS, petition
Vitamix makes state of the art blenders which are good for making juices, soups, non-dairy milks, nut butters, grinding flour, and more.
Sadly, their current containers are made out of plastic, and even though it’s BPA-free plastic, the substitute (Tritan) might be worse than BPA.
Vitamix used to make stainless steel containers, and due to increasing health problems from plastic chemicals, a growing number of us want them to make them again.
Vitamix Then and Now
Beth Terry at My Plastic Free Life (a great website by the way) wrote about this in some detail in her blog post “Quick Action: Ask Vita-Mix to bring back the stainless steel blender pitcher!” and started a petition.
Please sign it! If not for you, then for me!
Posted in Action, Chemicals, Environmental Health, Food, Products
Tagged blender, BPA, glass, petition, plastic free, stainless steel, Tritan, Vitamix