There are many vital conversations around keeping our homes & communities safe — about how-to and when-to reopen safely — and part of this discussion needs to include toxic chemicals, particularly in regards to the overuse and misuse of disinfectants.
Want to know if your disinfectant is using safer ingredients and is approved by the EPA to use against COVID-19? Check out this how-to video!
To help prevent the overuse and the misuse of disinfectants in schools, Women’s Voices for the Earth has released a toolkit for parents and guardians on how to talk to educators about safer alternatives. The toolkit includes a comprehensive list of EPA-certified safer disinfectants to combat COVID-19 that use active ingredients like hydrogen peroxide instead of toxic quats. But beyond disinfectants, the toolkit also highlights how to use these products safely, and stresses the importance and effectiveness of hand-washing for keeping kids healthy.
2020 marks Earth Day's 50th and WVE's 25th anniversary. Milestones like these are something to celebrate. But they are also a reminder that the urgency to protect our health and our environment is as relevant as ever.
Simple, safe and effective DIY recipes to keep your home clean and free of harmful chemicals that can often be found disinfectants.
This decision was made amidst rising evidence of links between the impact of long-term air pollution and deaths from COVID-19 and is an affront to the communities who are literally fighting for their lives.
Pollution's impact the pandemic’s effects make the EPA's announcement that it will stop compliance requirements for tens of thousands chemical facilities in the United States even more dangerous.
Y ahora tenemos la pandemia de Coronavirus – una circunstancia excepcional. Entonces, ¿Qué hacemos? Y, ¿Cómo lo hacemos de manera segura? Tenemos 3 consejos:
For years we have worked to raise awareness about harmful chemicals used in salon products, and their impact on salon workers' health. Now, during this crisis, our thoughts are with salon workers whose livelihood, like so many others, has been impacted by the pandemic.