Links of Interest
Local Organisations We Support
REAPS (Recycling and Environmental Action Planning Society)
The Northern Bear Awareness Society - Working to reduce bear/human conflict within our city
Prince George Safe Water Coalition - Working to end fluoridation of public water resources in PG
Did you know that it is not recommended to give fluoridated water to infants under the age of 12 months? That means that if you are feeding your baby formula, you should not be using fluoridated tap water.
Prince George Work At Home Moms
Resources and Tools
Consult HealthyStuff.org to find out what products contain toxic substances such as cadmium, arsenic, lead, bromine, mercury, and chlorine (if you're surprised that products contain these things, you're not alone!. This USA-based non-profit organization independently tests thousands of consumer products in the following categories: toys, other kids' products, home improvement, apparel & accessories, pets, and cars. You can search and review the results for over 5000 products. They also publish informative, science-based articles about current findings in this field.
Skin Deep Cosmetic Safety Database
From the Environmental Working Group, this searchable database matches the ingredients in more than 25,000 personal care products with 50 toxicity and regulatory databases. Use it to research the products already in your home or to find safer products for your entire family.
Inspiration for Reducing our Environmental Footprints
Story Of Stuff
Watch this well-put video to remind yourself why you put so much thought into your purchases.
My dream home: an Earthship.