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Green Building Goes Online
Some great resources exist on the Internet for learning about green building and design.
Is Plastic Safe?
Worried about alarming health studies on bisphenol A and pthalates, many are asking if plastics are really save, and are starting to seek alternatives.
DIY Toxin-Free Cleaning Guide Pages: 2
Save money and protect indoor air quality and health with these toxin-free, safe, non-toxic, time-tested natural cleaning tips and recipes. Use green cleaning, natural cleaning with vinegar, baking soda, borax, salt, other home ingredients.
Solar-Powered Homes Outselling Weak Market
In California, demand is high for solar energy, while the overall real estate market languishes.
Import Safety Plan Lacks Lead Toy Safeguards
The Bush Administration's import safety action plan fails to meet the standards of consumer advocates. The Food and Drug Administration and Consumer Product Safety Commission still need more regulatory oversight power, says the Consumers Union.
Home Heating Bills to Rise as Oil Hits Record Prices
With oil prices hitting record highs, the cost of home heating is going up too.
Jury: Lead Paint Makers Not Liable for Boy's Brain Damage
A Wisconsin jury sides with the makers of lead paint, not a boy with brain damage, in a case watched across the country.
Home Depot, Lowe's Stocks Plummet
Home improvement stocks in Home Depot and Lowe's have plummeted, amid housing market woes. What does the depressed real estate market mean for greens?
The Daily Green: Safe Toy Watch: Toy Recalls and Lead-Free Toys
A Special Daily Green Report: The latest recall news and hundreds of choices that are lead-free and/or made in America.
5 Perfectly Painless Home Eco-Fixes
You don't need to go off the grid to make big money and earth-saving changes to your home. Install CFLs (compact fluorescent lightbulbs), turn down the temperature on your water heater and unplug unused chargers to defeat the phantom load.
260,000 More Children's Products Recalled
Chinese-Made Puppet Theaters, Bookmarks and Halloween Skull Pails Have Lead Paint
J.C. Penney Toy Recall Among Latest Lead Violations
More than 90,000 Products In Latest Lead Paint Recall
Water Bottles Recalled Due to Lead Paint Risk
Aluminum Water Bottles Made in China Have Lead Paint
Baby Einstein Recall: Lead Paint on Blue Blocks
Baby Einstein Discover & Play Color Blocks Recalled Due to Hazard
Another Thomas Recall Due to Lead Paint
Another 500,000 Products Recalled -- Because Toymakers Actually Started Looking For Defects
Target Recalls Gardening Toys Due to Lead
Happy Giddy Gardening Tools and Children's Sunny Patch Chairs Recalled
Kolcraft Play Yard Recall in Effect
Consumer Product Safety Commission Aids Recall after Death of 10-month-old
Thomas the Train and Friends Recall: List of Products
22 Specific Thomas & Friends Wooden Railway Products Recalled
Ban Chinese Toys? Good Luck
Give Up Chinese Toys and You Give Up Most Toys: Author of A Year Without "Made in China"
Concerns Rise Over Safety of Wireless Internet
Europeans are even restricting WiFi services until health studies are done
Massive Crib Recall: Two Babies, 1 Toddler Reported Dead According to CPSC
1 Million Cribs Made in China Involved in 7 Entrapments, 55 "Incidents"
Recalled Cribs Made in China: CPSC
1 Million Cribs With Trusted Brand Names Recalled
Crib Recall: "Don't Take a Chance"
After At Least Two Deaths, Simplicity and Graco Cribs Made in China are Recalled
Behind Mattel's Apology to China
Mattel is Right to Take Responsibility, But There's Plenty to Go Around
Chinese-made Cribs in Massive Recall
Deaths of 3 Children Implicated in Latest Chinese Manufacturing Scandal
State Handed Out Lead-Tainted Lunch Boxes
California Recalls Chinese-Made Giveaways, in Latest Child Lead Scare
Smog's Diesel Fumes Increase Risk of Heart Attack, Stroke, Death
New studies show poor air quality encourages blood clots. Smog pollution from diesel fumes can lead to increased risk for heart attack, strokes and death.
Some Toys Were 100% Lead
Mattel Toys Had as Much as 180-Times Legal Limit of Lead Paint
Made in USA: The Hot New Label for Toys
Toy Makers Rush New Labels to Market to Help Parents and Sales
Agency Lacks Authority to Stop Toxic Toy Imports
At Senate Hearing, CPSC Official Says it Can't Turn Back Shipments With Lead Paint
Product Recalls Up 50% Over Past 6 Years
Not Just Toys, But A Vast Array Of Items Recalled For Health And Safety, Amid Weak Regulation
Another Toy Recall: Mattel ID's More Toys With Lead Paint
Lead Paint on Toys Made in China Prompts Third Recall in Little More Than a Month
Janitors Sick From School's Cleaning Chemical Fumes
In a Texas School already cited for mold, 7 staffers are poisoned.
Long Island Parents Sue Over T-comm Towers in a Residential Area, Near a School
Debate over health risks of electromagnetic radiation from power lines and antennas rages on, in this case on Long Island, where parents are opposing telecommunications towers in their neighborhood, near a school.
Government Refuses To Spot Check Toys For Lead
Consumer Product Safety Commission Refuses Repeated Requests By Senators
Fire Hazard Grows as Sprawl Exceeds Number of Hydrants
Nearly A Fourth Of U.S. Families Now Live In Suburbs Or Exurbs Without Fire Hydrants
Carbon Monoxide, the Silent Killer, Stalks College Campuses
The Recent Poisoning At Virginia Tech Highlights Lack Of Awareness, Risks
Mattel Toxic Toy Recall Expected To Expand
Lead Paint, And A Magnet That Poses A Swallow Hazard Are On New List: Report
Company Has Known for 5 Years About Lead at 40 Times Legal Limit in Toys Made In China
After Newspaper Investigation, U.S. Company Issued A Recall Of A Chinese-Made Spinning Top
Fisher Price Recalls Toys Tainted By Chinese Paint
Toys for Toddlers Said to be Involved