Tag Archives: toxic

What is the sum of your beauty products?

Most people have probably used some type of beauty product/ hygiene product, many people use it daily. Do you know what your beauty products contain then? Do you think of how many you use daily? Many beauty products available on the market today contain chemicals that are not good for us. It may be, for

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EDC costs = Hormone Disruptors

Warnings about hormone disruptors cause a lot of concern. It is about time that the risks were made clear and substances forbidden. According to a new study released by the Endocrine Society, exposure of EDC‘s – Endocrine Disruptor Chemicals, is costly. A conservative estimate shows that EDC’s cost the EU €157 billion annually. A team of 18 scientists

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Aquaponics

Homegrown sounds great but involves a certain amoung of commitment. You have to remember to water the plants which is more of a challenge for some than others. I belong to that category and so I always use aquaponics for my indoor plants. For the past 3 years I have grown our sallad in gutters on the

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Den söta ananasen

The pineapple is heavily sprayed with pesticides and it’s not the consumers who suffer the most, it’s the farmers… In the Philippines and Kenya they still use chemicals that is banned in the EU, because they are harmful to both the environment and our health. Why is it ok to sell these products? We have here

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One world and one life

We have one world to share and one life to live. In order to live that life we need a few important elements. We need water, air, food, sun and gravity. We can influence four of these elements but in the past 100 years our influence has been negative. And yet we have not run out of

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Lifestyle environmental protection 

If you want to keep a clean bucket in your garden, you have to protect it from dirt or else you’ll have to empty it frequently. The human body is much the same. We are exposed to environmental toxins every day. Some of them are self-inflicted and others are hard to avoid. But getting rid

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Your right to know about food

You now have the right to know what is in every food package that you choose to buy. Today (2014-12-13) the EU Regulation 1169/2011 has come into force (interpreted in the Swedish regulation LIVSFS 2004: 27). This may not mean that every food package carries a full ingredient list that is linked to a barcode yet even if it

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I want a castiron pan

Time flies and it’s soon Christmas. Toxxscan has some webinars coming up that focus on tips for a tox-free Christmas. Last weekend Toxxscan’s Elina Carblom took part in a training course arranged by the Swedish Society for Nature Conservation´s (SSNC) chemical network, due to the increase in demand of lecturers on chemicals in Sweden. Elina was deeply shocked

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