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Judy’s Testimonial

My name is Judy and I am a living testimony for the use of fragrance free products. I have known David for over a year now and I had very many health issues. I had difficulties breathing, constant stomach pains, and very severe headaches. I use to miss work twice every week due to my […]

When Did It All Begin?

In talking with people, David is often asked if he thinks that his sensitivities were caused by exposure to chemicals in the automotive industry. Here’s what David remembers. “My first memorable experience of being affected by scented products occurred in my childhood. This story has become of topic of discussion at many family gatherings as […]

Scented Products – 1, Contractor – 0

As a follow-up to the previous story “From one Business Owner to another”, check out David’s real life experience where the winner was in the fact the “loser” scented product. I needed some concrete work done in my backyard. The contractor I called for an estimate showed up in the morning, freshly showered and smothered […]

What are you putting on your body?

By David Suzuki with Faisal Moola Every day, we slather ourselves with liquids, lotions, and potions – from shampoo and soap to deodorant and makeup. After all, most of us want to look and feel clean and to smell nice. It’s not uncommon for a single person to use 10 or more personal-care products daily. […]

From One Business Owner to Another

Is your so-called “favourite” fragrance holding you back in life? Is the simple fact that you think you smell “nice” actually affecting your success? Is it possible that you may have jeopardized your chance of a new job, a commission sale, a returning customer, even a tip? If you own your own business or if […]

The Toxic Nation Guide to Spring Cleaning

Spring has sprung, and the time has come to pop the windows and clean away winter’s dust and grime. Before you reach into the cabinet under your sink, consider the ingredients in your cleaning products, and make sure you’re not replacing that dust and grime with chemical pollutants. Most conventional cleaning supplies contain ingredients that […]

Good Chemistry for Some Household Sprays

By JULIE SCELFO Published: February 10, 2010 It has been nearly a year since S. C. Johnson & Son, the maker of products like Windex, Glade and Drano, agreed to begin disclosing all the ingredients in its home-cleaning and air-care products sold in the United States, giving consumers unprecedented access to information about the chemicals […]

5 Surprising Ways to Clean Your Home with Lemons

Believe it or not, lemons are actually a handy tool to clean your home. By Emily Hsieh We touched on this earlier when we suggested cleansing your garbage disposal by tossing in leftover lemon wedges, but as it turns out there are plenty more uses for this naturally antibacterial, supremely refreshing fruit around your home. […]