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Can Dry Cleaning Really Be Green?

By Dr. Marisa Weiss on March 20th, 2014 Tags: , , , ,

What happens to clothes at the dry cleaners was always a bit of a mystery to me. I know there’s some sort of chemical process going on — how else could everything get so clean without falling apart? But while I’m careful about the products I use when I wash clothes at home and I’m concerned about dry cleaning chemicals, I haven’t asked my dry…

Make Your Own Cleaning Products

By Ed Begley, Jr. on November 29th, 2012 Tags: ,

Breastcancer.org is proud to present content from The Family Dinner: Great Ways to Connect with Your Kids, One Meal at a Time by Laurie David and Kirstin Uhrenholdt. Laurie is a very special friend and champion of Breastcancer.org. The Family Dinner features ideas for meal planning as well as eco-conscious choices you can make every day. We’re pleased to share the following contribution to the…

Think Pink, Clean Green

By Dr. Marisa Weiss on June 22nd, 2011 Tags: , ,

Spring has sprung in my neighborhood, and I see a lot of people doing their spring cleaning routines: washing the outsides of the windows, deep cleaning rugs and carpeting, and decluttering and degriming the garage.

While there’s not a lot of research on cleaning product exposure, we do know that many are made from petroleum byproducts or contain chemicals that are considered hormone disruptors. Hormone…

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