What Containers Are Safe For Freezer Food Storage?

Emily Wilson

I love to cook and when I have the time I make soups, stews and pasta meals in large batches ...

Name Brand Companies Making Paraben-Free Skin Care Products.

Emily Wilson

If the ingredient list on your skin care product includes the words methylparaben, propylparaben, or butylparaben, it’s time for you ...

How And Where To Recycle CFL Light Bulbs

Emily Wilson

Did you know that if every home in America replaced just a single incandescent light bulb with a CFL bulb, ...

How To Get Rid Of Fast-Spreading Reeds Without Chemicals

Emily Wilson

Dear EarthTalk: We have an invasion of phragmites in the wetlands bordering our neighborhood. I understand they are a non-native ...


How To Remove Yourself From The PennySaver List

Emily Wilson

Still receiving the PennySaver circular in your mailbox every week? Still taking it straight from the mailbox to the recycling ...

Is It Safe To Pour Bleach Down The Drain?

Emily Wilson

Dear EarthTalk: My neighbor told me to pour bleach down my drains every week to keep them clear. Is this ...


Polish And Clean Metal With Common Nontoxic Household Products.

Emily Wilson

Did you know you might not need to buy toxic specialty cleaners to get the metal items in your house ...

What Is Polyethylene And Why Should You Avoid It?

Emily Wilson

In my continuing series “What is XYZ and Why Should You Avoid It?“, this time I want to look at ...

Greenwash Of The Week: The Body Shop Business Ethics.

Emily Wilson

We all know about The Body Shop, which is that store in the mall that claims to be making products ...


What Is BHT? Is It Really That Bad?

Emily Wilson

We all know the importance of reading the ingredients list, but what are we supposed to do with the collection ...


Eco-Friendly Alternatives To Bleach

Emily Wilson

By now I am sure that most of you know that bleach is incredibly toxic to both you and the ...

Pesticides, Fertilizers, Herbicides And Water Pollution.

Emily Wilson

Dear EarthTalk: What effects do fertilizers, pesticides and herbicides used on residential lawns or on farms have on nearby water ...