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Nontoxic Window Curtains: Tips to find the best ones for your home

Jan 23, 2018

by Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée

 

When detoxing the home, details—such as the materials and maintenance of curtains—can impact your health.

Similar to table runners, furniture fabrics, bathroom towels and...

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Choose a nontoxic bath mat

Jan 02, 2018

by Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée

 

Showers and baths are meant to get us clean. Yet, when we step out of the tub and onto the bathmat, our wet feet are collecting bathmat fibers.

Those fibers, as our feet dry and we walk...

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WOW Your Guests with Beautiful Nontoxic Tablecloths!

Jan 02, 2018

by Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée

 

I’ve always been nervous about covering our table for fear that one accidental yank will clear the table of its settings. Especially when young children are around. But special occasion...

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Carpet and Asthma, Like Oil and Water

Dec 28, 2017

by Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée

 

Anyone who has asthma, or has seen an asthmatic attack, knows how scary it can be. According to the Center for Disease Control, the source of the asthma trigger must be removed from the...

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Create a Nontoxic Bed: Headboard to Bed Frame

Dec 13, 2017

by Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée

 

When looking for headboards and bed frames, consider nontoxic options. As the structure that surrounds your mattress, the headboard and bed frame are important considerations when detoxing...

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What Are You Sleeping on 3,650 Hours?

Dec 06, 2017

by Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée

 

It’s not every day that people replace their mattress. In fact, not even every five years. It’s every seven years, if you follow the suggestions of the Better Sleep Council.(1)

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Choosing Placemats

Dec 04, 2017

by Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée

 

Placemats help to protect tables and add interest to table settings. While many people focus on the style of placemat, the material it’s made of is equally important.  

Place mats...

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Peace of Mind in Detoxing Your Bedroom

Dec 01, 2017

by Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée

 

The bedroom. It’s one of the most important rooms in your home, making it one of the first places to detox.

It’s where you sleep after a loooong day of work, raising kids, and...

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Safer Textile Materials to Detox Your Home

Nov 30, 2017

by Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée

 

Materials, or textiles, are everywhere. They cover (ha! pun intended) or comprise:

  • furniture: mattresses, couches, chairs, seat covers
  • bedding: blankets, mattress pads and sheets
  • clothing,...
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