Solutions

These resources offer information about children and the environment and practical advice for protecting children from environmental hazards in their daily lives.

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Appendix A of Poisoned for Profit is a comprehensive summary of actions you can take to reduce the toxic assault on your children.

This guide starts with advice specifically for pregnant women and pregnancy-planning couples, then discusses choosing a neighborhood, and then removing harmful substances from

  • your home,
  • water,
  • food,
  • furnishings,
  • cosmetics and other personal care products,
  • household cleaning and laundry products
  • your car,
  • your child’s school, and
  • how to choose a pediatrician
The guide encourages readers to take action as citizens.