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Toxic chemicals come to life in clever web series 'The Toxies'

Toxic chemicals come to life in clever web series 'The Toxies' | Safer chemistry | Scoop.it
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Hunt for life on Mars just got harder: Toxic chemical in martian soil is ... - Daily Mail

Hunt for life on Mars just got harder: Toxic chemical in martian soil is ... - Daily Mail | Safer chemistry | Scoop.it
Hunt for life on Mars just got harder: Toxic chemical in martian soil is ...
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A chemical in Martian soil could burn away any evidence of life before scientists are able to find it.
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So, are perchlorates possibly the toxic chemicals that killed little green men?

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Cancer Caused by Toxic Chemicals 'Grossly Underestimated' in U.S.

Cancer Caused by Toxic Chemicals 'Grossly Underestimated' in U.S. | Safer chemistry | Scoop.it
Some man-made chemicals also cause cancer, just as surely as asbestos does. In 2010, the President’s Cancer Panel reported that the amount of environmentally induced cancer in the U.S. has been ...

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Green cleaning vs bleach | Sustainable Green Homes

Green cleaning vs bleach | Sustainable Green Homes | Safer chemistry | Scoop.it
Bleach is a great cleaner and disinfectant. It's also toxic. The fumes hang around in the air. Does the stench make it seem to work better than safer products?
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Green Cleaning... What a Great Scam!

Green Cleaning... What a Great Scam! | Safer chemistry | Scoop.it
I believe our best plan for minimizing our carbon footprint, from the cleaning side, is to use common sense more and cleaning products less. (Anthony Fors: Green Cleaning... What a Great Scam!
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There isn't a single approach to improving cleaning! But we cannot dismiss one part for the other

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Green Cleaning Basics: Wait, What IS Baking Soda?

Green Cleaning Basics: Wait, What IS Baking Soda? | Safer chemistry | Scoop.it
Get the scoop on baking soda As a dedicated DIYer and a self-proclaimed aficionado of any and every homemade cleaning product out there, I have to say: I use a LOT of baking soda. To anyone who mak...
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Retail Rejection -Why So Many People are Choosing Green Cleaning Products

Retail Rejection -Why So Many People are Choosing Green Cleaning Products | Safer chemistry | Scoop.it
More and more people are choosing green cleaning products and rejecting purchasing traditional cleaning products.
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Cleaning Matters Magazine - Purchasing green in the US just got easier

Cleaning Matters Magazine - Purchasing green in the US just got easier | Safer chemistry | Scoop.it
ISSA and Ecoform launch Transpare – a new online product registry for green products in the US (ISSA and Ecoform have launched Transpare – a new online product registry for green cleaning products in the US:
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Safety, corporate interests at stake in toxic chemical reform fight - The Hill (blog)

Safety, corporate interests at stake in toxic chemical reform fight - The Hill (blog) | Safer chemistry | Scoop.it
Safety, corporate interests at stake in toxic chemical reform fight
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House legislators are weighing public safety and corporate confidentiality as they begin to review the laws regulating toxic chemicals.
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Thank Walmart for Refusing to Sell Products Containing Toxic ...

Thank Walmart for Refusing to Sell Products Containing Toxic ... | Safer chemistry | Scoop.it
Walmart has committed to removing products containing a targeted list of as many as 10 toxic chemicals from their stores. Recognize this major retailer for taking a major step in promoting consumer safety.
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Doctors Link Toxic Chemicals And Reproductive Health Problems - Huffington Post

Doctors Link Toxic Chemicals And Reproductive Health Problems - Huffington Post | Safer chemistry | Scoop.it
Doctors Link Toxic Chemicals And Reproductive Health Problems Huffington Post Toxic chemicals in the environment are detrimental to the reproductive health of both men and women, according to a new joint committee opinion written by two major...
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Walmart Is Making Its Suppliers Reveal And Phase Out Toxic Chemicals

Walmart Is Making Its Suppliers Reveal And Phase Out Toxic Chemicals | Safer chemistry | Scoop.it

This week, Walmart announced that it will cut down or eliminate approximately 10 major toxic chemicals from its store brand products (like cleaning products and cosmetics) and require suppliers to eventually reveal use of those ingredients to...


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So, some moves again - will Europe follow?

P&G takes away cancer-causing ingredients from Tide but do we still have it in Ariel?

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Green Cleaning Chemicals | MEC

MEC is dedicated to providing safe, cost effective, green cleaning chemicals to our customers. MEC’s green products clean as well as, or better than, their toxic counterparts.

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Look for Environmentally Friendly Cleaning Products - Cleans Green

Look for Environmentally Friendly Cleaning Products - Cleans Green | Safer chemistry | Scoop.it
Green Cleaning Products is pleased to help you with selecting your household cleaning products. We are sharing with you why environmentally friendly cleaning products are your best options today and why they are ...
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Are Biodegradable Cleaners Green Cleaners? Are They Safe?

Are Biodegradable Cleaners Green Cleaners? Are They Safe? | Safer chemistry | Scoop.it
Biodegradable Green Cleaning Chemicals Biodegradable is, by definition, made of substances that will decay relatively quickly as a result of bacteria breaking them down into elements such as carbon that are naturally recycled.
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Despite Claims to the Contrary, Pepsi Is Still Using Caramel Coloring Linked to Cancer

Despite Claims to the Contrary, Pepsi Is Still Using Caramel Coloring Linked to Cancer | Safer chemistry | Scoop.it
The company said it removed the toxic chemical, but a watchdog group reports otherwise.
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Ouch... using cola to replace some cleaners might not be a good idea, let alone drink it?

What's the situation in Europe for those drinks?

By the way isn't Pepsi the company that removes sat fat from Lay's in Europe but not in the Middle East? What is it that something that is not fine for us would be ok for some other countries?

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Sustainable Cleaning in Hotels | Green Hotelier

Sustainable Cleaning in Hotels | Green Hotelier | Safer chemistry | Scoop.it
A holistic approach to greening your hotel should include everything, including sustainable cleaning. Check out our quick fire guide to how to get started.
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Ecover to turn sea plastic into bottles in pioneering recycling scheme

Ecover to turn sea plastic into bottles in pioneering recycling scheme | Safer chemistry | Scoop.it
Green cleaning brand claims plastic trawled from the sea can be used to create fully sustainable and recyclable packaging

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What about doing something about the plastic continent in the Pacific ocean?

As a student group we pionneered plastic removal on beaches back in 1992 with a beach clean up by the freshmen of EDHEC :-)

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