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EWG Explains: How to choose healthier paints

EWG Explains: How to choose healthier paints

Monday, October 30, 2017

Some paints emit harmful chemicals that can cause a range of health-related issues, from dizziness and headaches to liver or nervous system damage. Learn more in EWG's Healthy Living: Home Guide.

EWG Explains: How to Choose the Most Energy Efficient Light Bulbs

EWG Explains: How to choose the most energy efficient light bulbs

Monday, October 30, 2017

Energy efficient light bulbs are good for the environment and your pocketbook. Learn more tips on staying healthy at home with EWG's Healthy Living: Home Guide.

EWG Explains: How to Reduce Toxic Chemicals in Your Household Dust

EWG Explains: How to reduce toxic chemicals in your household dust

Monday, October 30, 2017

Dust is a complex mixture of dead skin, soil tracked in from outdoors, fungal spores and chemicals from household products, which may be harmful. Learn more about how to protect your loved ones from toxic household dust with EWG's Healthy Living: Home Guide.

EWG Explains: How to Select a Healthier Mattress

EWG Explains: How to select a healthier mattress

Monday, October 30, 2017

Most mattresses on the market are full of chemicals that can pollute your bedroom air and harm your body. View all of our tips on finding a healthier mattress in EWG's Healthy Living: Home Guide.

EWG Explains: How to Choose the Best Water Filters

EWG Explains: How to choose the best water filters

Monday, October 30, 2017

Water filters remove or reduce the myriad chemicals that contaminate our nation's drinking water, some of which are linked to cancer and endocrine disruption. For more tips on selecting the best filter for your home, visit EWG's Healthy Living: Home Guide.

EWG's Take on EPA Chemical Safety Nominee Michael Dourson

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Earlier today the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works held a hearing to assess President Trump's nominee to run the Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention. We're here with EWG's Senior Vice President of Government Affairs to get his take on the hearing. You can learn more about Dourson’s toxic history here.

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EWG's 2017 Update

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

We pulled together some highlights from the first eight months of 2017 that we hope you will enjoy. And, a huge THANK YOU from the team here at EWG for your support!

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EWG's Tap Water Database: What’s in Your Drinking Water?

EWG's Tap Water Database: What’s in Your Drinking Water?

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

When most Americans drink a glass of tap water, they're also getting a dose of industrial or agricultural contaminants linked to cancer, brain and nervous system damage, developmental defects, fertility problems or hormone disruption. Learn more at www.ewg.org/tapwater.

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Rescue Brew: Rescue a Peach, Drink a Brew

Rescue Brew: Rescue a peach, drink a brew

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Did you know that 40 percent of food in the U.S. ends up in landfills?! We partnered with Atlas Brew Works and MOM's Organic Market to raise awareness around the issue of food waste as part of our Plate of the Union Campaign with Food Policy Action Education Fund.

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Natural Industry Pioneer Walter Robb Receives EWG's 2017 Courage Award

Natural Industry Pioneer Walter Robb Receives EWG's 2017 Courage Award

Monday, May 8, 2017

"Organic food, natural food, was the first green industry in the United States, and we've kind of forgotten that because we take it for granted now. One reason we take it for granted is because it's everywhere now. And, it's everywhere now in no small measure because of Walter Robb." ​- EWG President Ken Cook. 

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