10 Easy and Affordable Ways to Reduce Your Chemical Burden Today
By Jennifer Myong Un Ross
When I made the decision to live a cleaner life, I was grateful to learn so many new things; things that would be better for me, my family, and the environment. But then it was disheartening too: I realized so much in my home now made me feel uncomfortable — from the fire retardant couch and mattress to the “gentle” cleanser I’d been using for years because my dermatologist said it was good for my skin. Every product seemed culpable and questionable. I was overwhelmed, and suddenly my quaint apartment felt like a land mine. I didn’t know where to begin, especially since I was at a point in my life where every dollar made a difference.