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Sustainable House day – this Saturday!!!

September 13th, 2017|

And there are some very exciting houses to see. Like this Granny Flat where strawbale and lime based plaster were used in order to have “breathable” walls. https://sustainablehouseday.com/house-profile-view/?house_id=39298

Did you know…

September 8th, 2017|

...that pregnant and nursing women are especially sensitive to chemicals? It is because during pregnancy, a woman’s immune system has to work harder to protect both the mother and the baby and anything the mother eats, drinks, or absorbs into her body while pregnant may affect her baby’s development and growth. Did you also know that [...]

EWG’s Dirty Dozen: Cancer Prevention Edition

April 5th, 2017|

Scientists are only beginning to investigate how certain chemicals may interact to contribute to cancer development. But given that we live in a sea of chemicals, it makes sense to begin reducing exposures to ones we know are bad actors. Here are EWG's tips for avoiding 12 harmful chemicals that have now been found to also [...]

The pollution is so bad in London that kids are wearing masks

March 29th, 2017|

You would think that if they were having an air quality crisis in London, they would ban some dirty cars on an emergency basis like they have in other cities. But it doesn’t work that way there; after all, people have to drive. Instead, they are telling kids not to play outdoors, adults not to do [...]

Bra with mobile phone pocket – really??

March 22nd, 2017|

The gag, sew a pocket for mobile phones in the bra is already used for some time in America. It should be extremely easy for young girls to plug the phone into the cut quickly and to have within reach. Now hit a few doctors in the U.S. alert: they find a connection between the support [...]

Are you aware of Health Risks of 5G Technology Risk Our Children’s Health?

March 20th, 2017|

https://www.facebook.com/EHTrust/videos/1429996177018842/

Is Your House Making You Fat?

March 20th, 2017|

Counting the cost of chemicals in the home By Sam Crothers If you’re exercising and avoiding sugar but still piling on the pounds, maybe it’s time to take a closer look at your house – and all the stuff that’s in it. Researchers are now discovering that weight issues – obesity in particular – could be linked [...]

Is your favourite scent something dangerous?

March 8th, 2017|

https://au.news.yahoo.com/video/watch/34585581/scented-candles-perfumes-and-air-fresheners-could-be-doing-more-harm-than-good/#page1

A top Australian school has banned laptops in class

March 8th, 2017|

A top Australian school has banned laptops in class, warning that technology “distracts’’ from old-school quality teaching. The headmaster of Sydney Grammar School, John Vallance, yesterday described the billions of dollars spent on computers in Australian schools over the past seven years as a “scandalous waste of money’’. “I’ve seen so many schools with limited budgets [...]

Cyprus Removes Wi-Fi from Kindergartens

March 8th, 2017|

The Cyprus Minister of Education and Culture issued a Decree on January 31, 2017, marked "urgent" to all Directors of Kindergartens and Primary Schools, with specific measures to eliminate and minimize wireless radiation exposure to children in schools. "We have taken the decision to have the wireless network Wi-Fi disabled in all Public kindergartens in Cyprus," [...]