Foggers, misters and electrostatic sprayers are not the solutions we need to protect health and reduce illness -- rather they seem to do little more than increase exposure to harmful chemicals.
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.
Simple, safe and effective DIY recipes to keep your home clean and free of harmful chemicals that can often be found disinfectants.
We know you want to keep your family safe from COVID-19, but also safe from toxic chemicals. Get answers on safer disinfectants, which ingredients to avoid, and other solutions to protect your health.