- April 1st, 2010
Whoever coined the phrase “green is the new black” several years past was amazingly clairvoyant. Today, green is so much the new black that couture’s other colors pale in comparison when not paired with sustainable textiles, nontoxic dyes, or recycled packaging.Sustainable style may be the hottest trend in fashion, but not all eco-apparel is cut from the same cloth. Here's what you need to know to look and shop smart.By Sarah Toland
- April 1st, 2009
Pick the right paint
Choose paint with low or no VOCs (volatile organic compounds) to protect your baby from breathing in these harmful chemicals, which are commonly found in regular paint. If you opt for a low-VOC paint, choose one with a VOC level of less than 10 mg per liter.
Know your flooringFrom toys to cribs, harmful toxins lurk in some of the most popular products for children. Here’s what you need to know to keep your baby safe.By Jodi Helmer