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Scientists Develop New Houseplant That Cleanses Your Home of the Worst Chemicals in the Air

This brand new houseplant goes one step beyond air filters by cleansing the air of common chemicals such as benzene, chloroform, and formaldehyde.

FDA Finally Bans Antibacterial Soaps Containing Triclosan and 18 Other Chemicals

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration Friday issued a final rule that will ban many commonly used consumer antiseptic soaps. Companies will no longer be...

Gardening Giant Ortho to Drop Chemicals Linked to Bee Deaths

One of the largest home and garden pesticide makers in America is halting its use of a chemical blamed for killing honey bees. Among several...

How Big Chains From Walmart to H&M Are Cleaning Up Chemicals

Thousands of synthetic chemicals are used to create toys, clothes, makeup, cleaning products, and all of the other items we use everyday. Some are...

Green Sports Alliance Reduces Waste & Toxic Chemicals in Games Worldwide

A burgeoning movement to make sports more sustainable has signed up almost 300 professional and collegiate teams committed to playing ball with the environment. The Green...

Revlon Removes Dubious Chemicals From Its Products

After a consumer petition demanded change, global cosmetics giant Revlon announced in December it is removing long-chain parabens and formaldehyde-releasing chemicals from its beauty...

Apple Bans Use of 2 Hazardous Chemicals in iPhone Assembly

Apple is banning the use of two potentially hazardous chemicals during the final assembly of iPhones and iPads as part of the company's latest...
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Wal-Mart, Procter & Gamble to Phase-out Hazardous Chemicals

Do you know what's in your cosmetics? Or your perfume? The nation's largest retailer, Wal-Mart announced Thursday that it will require suppliers to disclose...
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Johnson and Johnson Removes Toxic Chemicals From Baby Products

Johnson & Johnson executives were handed 30,000 signatures from consumers in February who, instead of complaining, were praising the company. As one of the...
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Johnson & Johnson to Remove Harmful Chemicals From Products

Johnson & Johnson, which makes a range of personal care products like baby shampoo,  Neutrogena, Aveeno and Clean & Clear, this month announced plans...
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Pakistan Officials Seize Drug-Making Chemicals Worth $6 Million

The largest-ever amount of acetic anhydride, which is used to produce heroin from opium, was seized in Pakistan by authorities. The chemicals,...

California Launches Broad Effort to Control Hazardous Chemicals

California on Monday launched the most comprehensive program of any state to regulate chemicals that have been linked to cancer, hormone disruption and other...

Researchers Develop New ‘Miracle Superglue’ That Can Heal Potentially Fatal Wounds in Seconds

The new bio-gel could dramatically reduce patient recovery time and save thousands of people from serious injuries in a matter of seconds.

With Only About 20% of Plastics Being Recycled, New Breakthrough May Be ‘Holy Grail’ for Recycling

Scientists have found a way to make 100% recyclable plastic that can be broken down from the inside out and reused over and over and over again.

Mathematician Reports Breakthrough on Non-Toxic Pest Control Which Doesn’t Harm Bees

An English mathematician has come up with a unique form of non-toxic pest control that had 92% success in crop experiments.

Move Over 3D Printers: Scientists Grow Mother-of-Pearl From Bacteria, Perfect for Making Buildings or Bones

Scientists have figured out how to make a cheap, eco-friendly version of one of the world's strongest and lightest organic building blocks: mother-of-pearl.

IKEA Has Developed a Curtain That Reduces Indoor Air Pollution

The GUNRID curtain could make a dramatic difference in the air quality of urban homes around the world.

In ‘World First’ Blind People Have Their Vision Restored Thanks to Stem Cells From Deceased Organ Donors

Millions of blind people could have their vision actually restored using stem cells taken from the eyes of non-living donors, according to new research...

Good News in History, March 2

30 years ago today, in response to a dramatic depletion of the ozone layer of Earth's atmosphere, twelve European nations agreed to ban the...

Instead of Wasting Trillions of Gallons of Water Every Year, ‘World’s First’ System Dyes Fabrics With CO2

These ingenious machines could recycle tons of CO2 while simultaneously saving trillions of gallons of water used by the fashion industry every year.