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DETOX GUIDES

How to Choose Nontoxic Lead-Free Mugs

Sep 06, 2018

by editorial team and Sophia Ruan Gushée

 

Ceramic mugs can be nontoxic as long as the mug doesn’t contain high levels of lead.

Conventional mugs are often made of ceramic or pottery, and they can contaminate your...

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Tips for a Lead-Free Bathtub

Aug 24, 2018

 by editorial team and Sophia Ruan Gushée

 

Lead is a toxic metal commonly found in rocks and soil. It cannot be seen, smelt or tasted. (1) While phased out of some products in the 1970’s, lead is still found in many...

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Get the Lead Out

Mar 28, 2018

by Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée

 

Surprisingly, lead is still found in many consumer products today.

While lead was banned from house paint in the U.S. in 1978, it is still found in the paint of older homes, hand-me-down...

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Detox Your Holiday Lights of Lead

Dec 04, 2017

Holiday string lights are often an integral part of the festive decor. But did you know that holiday string lights can contain lead that can rub off on hands and contaminate your dust? 

Below are tips for healthier string lights.

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