EWG’s Guide to Avoiding PFAS Chemicals [Visual]

PER- AND POLYFLUOROALKYL SUBSTANCES, KNOWN AS PFAS CHEMICALS, constitute a multi-billion dollar family of chemicals that are widely used to make water-, grease- and stain-repellent coatings. They’re also used in a vast array of consumer goods and industrial applications. These chemicals are notoriously persistent in the environment and the human body, and some have been linked to serious health effects.

Because PFAS chemicals are so widely used and contaminate the environment in so many ways—including through product degradation and pollution discharges—scientists and regulators have had difficulty tracing the exact routes that PFAS chemicals may take as they find their way into human blood. Their presence in blood is a near-universal phenomenon in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Window Coverings & Energy Saving Benefits [Infographic]

With the electricity bills skyrocketing, the major concern of the homeowner is energy consumption. But there is a simple way to cut back on the consumption, without having to spare much from your pocket. The solution being blinds, shutters and window coverings. Window coverings give your decor a lovely finish but they also provide many other uses to help keep your costs down throughout the year within your home.

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Reusing toothpaste tube

Updated: October 2017

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RECYCLED CRAFT IDEA: DIY MINI POUCHES with toothpaste tubes

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Mini Keyring Safe by knopfling

Repurpose empty toothpaste tube | ecogreenlove
A handy and reusable, adjustable cable tidy made from an empty toothpaste tube

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