‘Non-Toxic’ Water-Based Wood Glues, are Indeed Toxic – off gassing formaldehyde

While listening to the healthy home podcast called 'Non-Toxic Environments', I learned that wood glues, which are advertised as 'non-toxic,' may be, in fact, very toxic.  Particularly the 'less-toxic' water-based wood glues! As I'm trying to improve the indoor air quality of my home, I asked a local carpenter to build a table so I … Continue reading ‘Non-Toxic’ Water-Based Wood Glues, are Indeed Toxic – off gassing formaldehyde

Toxic Foam in Mattresses, Furniture, and Car Seats – Safe Alternatives

There are so many things and manufacturing processes I took for granted - I just never though to question them!  Until a few years ago.  One of these things is the foam used in our mattresses and baby products, such as carseats and carriers, as well as in furniture including the seats/chairs in airplanes. Are … Continue reading Toxic Foam in Mattresses, Furniture, and Car Seats – Safe Alternatives