We were thrilled to see we have been featured in Country Life magazine. Their article "60 simple sustainability tips to make your home, garden and life better" gives tips for sustainable living all around the home.
Science Daily have just published a new article about the use of "new" flame retardants. The old chemicals (PBDEs) have been swapped out with organophosphate flame retardants in many products, but they have proven to be just as dangerous.
Government accused of stalling on action to reduce exposure to toxic chemicals in homes The Parliamentary Environmental Audit Committee has published its report on Toxic Chemicals in Everyday Life today, setting out the growing problem of chemical pollution and a range of measures the Government should act upon with key recommendations.
MP Mary Creagh is the chair of a parliamentary inquiry into toxic chemicals in the home with growing concerns about the use of flame retardants in mattresses and sofas. She has recently released a podcast on the subject titled "Emergency on Planet Earth", which you can hear below.
The award-winning 2012 Chicago Tribune investigative ‘Playing With Fire’ Toxic Hot Seat threads together an intricate story of manipulation that details how Big Tobacco skilfully convinced fire safety officials to back a standard that, in effect, requires all furniture to be filled with toxic flame retardants.