Products we use every day are full of harmful chemicals. Can green chemistry lead to safer alternatives?
Organization and consumer demand for products that don't harm people or pollute the environment are moving forward-thinking brands toward safer ingredients.
Maryland's legislature has passed a bill to heavily restrict the use of flame retardant chemicals in children's products, mattresses and upholstered furniture.
The plastics industry says its containers are safe but some experts advise consumers to avoid heating them and advocate using glass or metal instead.
The US government has become dangerously complacent about public health.
Researchers find people's exposure to PFAS and certain flame retardants could be significantly reduced by opting for healthier building materials and furniture.
Fish exposed to harmful contaminants can pass on health issues such as reproductive problems to future generations that had no direct exposure.
An expanding wood pellet market in the Southeast has fallen short of climate and job goals—instead bringing air pollution, noise and reduced biodiversity in majority Black communities.