Monthly Archives: May 2016

DIY Insect Repellent + Bug Bite Remedies

Most bug repellents found on the market contain a chemical known as DEET (diethyl toluamide), a pesticide with known toxic effects. Children are more susceptible to subtle brain changes caused by chemicals in their environment because their skin more readily … Continue reading

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A Dyeing Life

        From The New York Times comes this beautiful short video which shows what we gain when we reconnect with nature and tradition.

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Indoor air can be deadlier than outdoor air, research shows

From CNBC comes this story confirming what Building Biology has been teaching for decades. Smoke, fungal spores, and chemicals used in certain paints, varnishes and cleaners have been shown to be harmful to human health, and yet indoor air quality is … Continue reading

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How Climate Change Could Make Office Work Even Unhealthier

“Sick building syndrome” and other indoor concerns could be exacerbated by climate change As the world heats up around us, many people take solace in the idea that their indoor lives may not be affected much by climate change. But … Continue reading

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