Article Archive for Healthy Home

Is it true that the DEET used in most mosquito repellents is toxic? If so what problems does it cause? And what are some non-...
During his work to cure polio in the early 1950s, Jonas Salk was smothered by a case of researcher’s block so debilitating that...
Cotton really is the “fabric of our lives.” But because it’s also one of the most pesticide-laden crops in the world, more...
From coffee to lipstick, we’ve got solutions for your toughest stains
Are you befuddled when you see a drop of chocolate ice cream on your new shirt? Daunted by how many of my T-shirts had stains and...
Toxic toys. Food contamination. Lawn pesticides. We know we’re supposed to be worried about all this for our two-legged kids, but...
Want to learn how to green your kitchen? If you've got big spring greening plans for the kitchen, check out these guides for...
Many of us dread the day our fridge or stove conks out for good. Or face with trepidation the idea of choosing new appliances...
A Q&A with EarthTalk, republished with permission Dear EarthTalk: My old computer finally bit the dust and I am in the market...
My husband and I used to work for Greenpeace, and we track our electricity use down to the kilowatt hour. But eco-perfect? Ha!...
An excerpt from “Living Like Ed: One Man's Guide to Living an Environmentally-Friendly Life” by Ed Begley, Jr.
I bought our house in 1988, a simple little two-bedroom house on a small lot in Studio City, California. Given my financial...