EWG Explains: How to choose healthier paints
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
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
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
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
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
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.
EWG's Tap Water Database: What’s in Your Drinking Water?
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.
Rescue Brew: Rescue a Peach, Drink a Brew
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.
Natural Industry Pioneer Walter Robb Receives EWG's 2017 Courage Award
"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.