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Let Your Voice Be Heard

Let Your Voice Be Heard

Have you ever testified in front of legislators for a cause in which you believe? I have, and I think most testifiers would agree this is not a pleasant experience....

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Let Your Voice Be Heard

Let Your Voice Be Heard

Have you ever testified in front of legislators for a cause in which you believe? I have, and I think most testifiers would agree this is not a pleasant experience. In addition to dedicating a significant amount of time becoming...

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Teflon in Your Clothes?

Teflon in Your Clothes?

How safe are your yoga pants? If you’re like many savvy environmentalists, you’ve already ditched your nonstick pans and bake ware because they are coated with Teflon or PTFE (aka polytetrafluoroethylene), a chemical linked to seemingly endless health problems, including...

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Your Bikini Wax- A Cautionary Tale

Your Bikini Wax- A Cautionary Tale

At my last bikini wax, as I lay on the paper-covered table wearing my underwear at my local salon,  I found myself once again dreading this awkward summertime procedure. Worried that something was exposed, I looked down and saw the...

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Greening Our Children 10th Anniversary a WOW

Greening Our Children 10th Anniversary a WOW

To say I am immensely proud that the May 9th Greening Our Children luncheon, the fundraiser I co-founded ten years ago, was a huge success would be an understatement.  Sure, it was fun to reconnect with the founder and CEO...

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A Quick Quiz:  What Poisons are in Your Body?

A Quick Quiz: What Poisons are in Your Body?

In today's New York Times, author Nicholas Kristof wrote a terrific (and at times humorous) article on the toxins we use everyday, which he reminds us are found in everything - from your toothpaste to cash register receipts to your...

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