Recommended Products, Services, Books, Websites

Aubrey Organics
100% natural hair, skin & body care products. No chemical additives, no synthetic colors, no preservatives or fragrances. Handcrafted in small batches and preserved with citrus seed extract and vitamins A, C & E. Shipped daily. Never tested on animals. Over 200 products to choose from.

Colic Calm
A homeopathic colic remedy developed by a mother. Money back guarantee; 100% natural; no side effects; free of alcohol, sugar, simethicone, sodium bicarbonate, herbal oils and extracts, citric acid, wheat, gluten, soy, dairy, artificial ingredients and animal products.

Grateful Body
Healthy magic for beautiful skin... Amazing natural skincare products made with fresh plant oils and organic and ethically wildcrafted herbs. Grateful Body's products are blended by hand in artisan-sized batches and preserved with food-grade ingredients, no synthetics or chemicals. I love how their sensitive skin formulas nourishes my super-sensitive rosacea-prone skin without irritation. The company employs wonderful people who provide excellent customer service.

Harvest Essentials
Specialty kitchen appliances for nutritious and healthy food preparation including juicers, dehydrators, grain mills, smoothie blenders, yogurt makers and more. Great products, prices and FREE SHIPPING!

Keys Soap
Cleansers, lotions and sunscreen that combine unique chemical-free, all-natural ingredients to rejuvenate, refresh and heal your skin. Products contain organic and all-natural essential oils that leave your skin therapeutically clean, looking and feeling soft to the touch. Keys Soap products are consistently ranked at the top of the list for safety by the Environmental Working Group.

Light4Beauty.com
Information about infrared LED light therapy for anti-aging, skin rejuvenation and pain management. This is our website, and on it we recommend and sell the DPL™ (Deep Penetrating Light) Therapy System.

Light Box Therapy for SAD and Depression
Seasonal Affective Disorder, or SAD, is a very real problem for those who are susceptible to the effects of reduced natural sunlight in the fall and winter months. Symptoms can include a change in appetite, weight gain, drop in energy level, reduction in sex drive, change in sleep/wake patterns, reduction in the quality of sleep, avoidance of social situations, decreased concentration and creativity, irritability, and inability to complete tasks. This is also our website, and on it we sell SunBox light therapy products.

Mountain Rose Herbs
Certified organic and fair trade herbs, spices, teas, essential oils, herbal health products, bath & body care, aromatherapy supplies, and much more. We are especially impressed by their strong committment to sustainable business practices and the environment, and appreciate their great prices on bulk herbs and spices.

Reuseit.com
Eco-friendly reusable items in many categories to help you can eliminate disposables from every part of your life...from bags and bottles to lunch, household items and beyond.

Universal Botanicals: safe, eco-friendly home and commercial cleaning products, including Benefect
Green-Certified home and commercial cleaning products that are chemical-free, biodegradable, and most importantly, SAFE FOR CHILDREN! Products are approved for the chemically sensitive, immuno-compromised and those who suffer from asthma and allergies.

 

Antenna Search
Detailed information and interactive map of towers and antennas that emit Electro Magnetic Radiation. Includes cellular, paging, microwave and other uses. When we checked there were 78 towers and 127 antennas within a 4 mile radius of our home...yikes!

the better world SHOPPING GUIDE
A pocket-sized book ranking consumer companies based on their social and environmental track record. If you want to have an impact on the sustainabilty of our world and its people, your shopping habits are an important and easy place to start! EVERY DOLLAR MAKES A DIFFERENCE!

Campaign for Safe Cosmetics
Find out what's known about the potential health risks from the personal care products you use everyday and learn about safer options. Their "Skin Deep" searchable product guide features brand-by-brand safety rankings and in-depth information on over 50,000 shampoos, lotions, deodorants, sunscreens and other products.

Care2 Make a Difference
Join over 8 million others who share a concern about the environment and green living, natural health, human rights, animal welfare, peace, politics and more. News, email lists, special interest groups and more. The organization makes it easy take action to help make the world a better place!

Cell Phone Radiation Report
Environmental Working Group's interactive online guide to cell phone emissions, covering over 1,000 phones currently on the market. (2009)

EWG guide to healthy cleaning productsEWG's Guide to Healthy Cleaning
Search this database of more than 2,000 items to learn how your cleaning products rate and to learn if there are safer alternatives.

Green America
Green living, purchasing and investing resources focusing on environmental responsibility and social justice. "We work for a world where all people have enough, where all communities are healthy and safe, and where the bounty of the Earth is preserved for all the generations to come."

Debra Lynn Dadd
On this site you'll find many resources that can help you make decisions about products that you use every day. Improve your health by removing toxic chemicals from your home and lessen the effects your consumer choices have on the environment.

Environmental Illness Resource
Multiple chemical sensitivity (MCS) resources. Includes information, news and research updates, doctor-authored articles and forums.

Food News Report Card--Pesticides in Produce: Annual Update
Adjusting your eating habits can lower your intake of pesticides—sometimes dramatically so. When organic is not available, eat fruits and vegetables with consistently low pesticide loads. The Shopper's Guide to Pesticides in Produce ranks pesticide contamination for popular fruits and vegetables.

Help Stop Global Warming!
Click the "Offset 1 Pound of Carbon" button every day to remove a pound of CO2 from the atmosphere. Care2.com will make a donation to pay for the removal.

Living Green, A Practical Guide to Simple Sustainability
A great introduction to toxic chemicals in the environment as well as sustainability. A well-researched, informative and easy-to-read consumer guide that outlines simple steps to improve your health. Explains the consequences of your lifestyle on the planet. Covers food, consumer products, home building and energy. Explains sustainability and the green movement. Written by Greg Horn, CEO of Garden of Life and personally affected by multiple chemical sensitivities.

Our Toxic World: A Wakeup Call
Not convinced chemicals are hazardous to your health? For the safety of you and your loved ones, please read Our Toxic World by Doris Rapp, MD. I was shocked at the unprecedented dangers posed by everyday exposure to pesticides and other chemicals in our environment. Dr. Rapp is board-certified in Environmental Medicine, Pediatrics and Allergies and is a recognized expert in this subject.

Recycle. Repurpose. Reward.
Click title above to see if your old cell phone or other electronic device will earn you a Verizon Wireless electronic gift card. Need to recycle something else? Many states have electronic waste recycle programs. See the EPA's eCycling map for regional and state electronics recycling programs.

Seafood Selector
Best and Worst Seafood: Your seafood choices matter for the oceans and your health. Helps you select seafood that is caught or farmed responsibly and to find out which fish are high in contaminants.