Did You Know?

  1. Going to the local car wash is better than washing your car at home?
  2. Aluminum cookware is banned in many countries?
  3. Taking a low-flow shower instead of a bath can save 5 to 45 gallons of water.
  4. The EPA has deemed indoor air quality one of the top five environmental health risks the United States faces today.
  5. The EPA states that indoor air pollutants are 2-5 and up to 100 times higher than outdoor air on average.
  6. Indoor air quality in homes is NOT regulated by the United States government.
  7. People exposed to toxic air pollutants at sufficient concentrations may experience health effects, including cancer and damage to the immune system, as well and neurological, developmental, respiratory, and other health problems.
  8. The Consumer Product Safety Commission connects 150 chemicals commonly found in our homes to allergies, birth defects, cancer and psychological disorders.
  9. According to a recent report by the Environmental Working Group, American babies are born with an average of 287 contaminants in their bloodstreams.
  10. The US of America Federal Code of Regulations exempts manufacturers from full labeling of products if used for personal, family or household care.