Green and Prosperous began as a vehicle for getting the word out about how toxic chemicals are routinely used in the products we buy. The Little Guidebook for Green Moms and Dads is the first ebook in a series of “Green Guidebooks” published by Kelly Pemberton.
When it comes to moving our economy away from unsafe chemicals, perhaps no one has more power than major retailers to push suppliers and manufacturers, and ultimately the chemical industry, toward more responsible practices.
The ability to create a child is one cherished by parents, and we must ensure that young boys have the opportunity to have a child in the future if they so choose. The health and safety of young boys, our future fathers, is a paramount concern for all families.
States have been where most of the action to protect people from toxic chemicals has happened in recent years. So the the Udall-Vitter bill is rightly drawing fire for limiting the ability of states to act in several ways.
Guess what… toxic chemicals are virtually unregulated in the United States. As a result they are ending up in our consumer products, drinking water, communities, wildlife and places we play and work. That’s not ok. So we’ve got a little, funny intro to the issue for you to share with your friends. We need you […]
You spoke up, and Target listened. It was a mere nine months ago that we launched our Mind the Store campaign with the goal of working with, and moving the nation’s leading retailers towards safer products. Your voice and engagement in this campaign has been part of the reason retailers have been taking concerns about toxic chemicals seriously.
So what happens when powerful women (and men), who also happen to be actors, get involved in the issue of safer chemicals? Twitter responds.
My husband and I are raising our kids as Tennessee Volunteers. The Volunteer State is all about volunteerism, pride and patriotism – all good qualities. One thing we're not volunteering for is allowing our children to be unwitting participants in experiments of toxic chemical exposures. When household products, even those marketed for children and babies, […]
Phthalates are insidious chemicals that are seemingly turning up everywhere. Research increasingly shows they can interfere with the production or activity of hormones in the human endocrine system. New research from the University of Texas School of Public Health says chemicals the industry adds to many consumer products isn’t just getting into some of our food, […]
Interview with Dr. Alan Greene, MD Dr. Alan Greene is a practicing pediatrician, founder of the award winning health and parenting site DrGreene.com, author of Raising Baby Green and frequent guest on shows such as Dr. Oz. A recent study found the majority of health care providers fail to give pregant women advice on toxic […]