It’s “Plastic-free July” – a global movement to raise awareness and help abolish single-use plastic. But consumption of single-use plastic has grown over 100% since Covid began. Our Mom Detective asks, “Does it make sense to try and curb my plastic consumption this year?”
Articles by Amy Ziff
This “Healthy Pregnancy Guide” is filled with tools, tips, information, and product recommendations for healthier solutions – based in hard science and research – on the ways to cultivate healthy practices and a healthy pregnancy.
PFAS “forever chemicals are used to make non-stick cookware, to coat paper and cardboard, treated to make furniture and carpets stain-resistant and clothes stain repellent, and used in cosmetics and personal care products. And, PFAS chemicals contaminate public drinking water.
Shopping for safe children’s furniture can be confusing. Here are tips on how to find the safest, healthiest furniture for your family.
Which government agencies oversee environmental health protections in this country? Mom Detective digs into the EPA, FDA, and others.
Our Mom Detective put together 10 tips to help busy moms and dads choose the healthiest products for their family.
Just because a product looks beautiful and safe, doesn’t mean that it is. Learn ways to avoid getting greenwashed and how to become label savvy.
When her 9-year-old son became ill early in the school year, Trisha Dello Iacono discovered a connection between the rubber-like synthetic flooring in his school’s all-purpose room. The chemical in the flooring is phenylmercuric acetate, which releases mercury vapors into the air.
Find out if your child’s school has hazardous mercury rubber-like flooring and learn what you can do about it.
Dental floss can be coated with some of the most persistent toxic chemicals, and this is particularly concerning with floss, because what you put in your mouth has direct access to your body and bloodstream. The good news is that there are safer floss options out there.