How to Make Your Home Less Toxic on a Budget: Part 3 Air Freshener and Candles

Part 3 of How to Make Your Home Less Toxic by fellow blogger Colleen.

Life in the City with a Future

The original question for this series of posts concerned making one’s house less toxic. The person asking the question doesn’t need to be convinced why this needs to be done — but some people may need to be. A few posts on commercial “air fresheners” can be found on Sonda’s site. The Mother Earth Living is a great article on both the toxicity of air fresheners/candles and on alternatives. I repeat here MCSgals list of safe cleaners from yesterday’s post. And of course Kathryn’s site has great info.

The slide show and info onMichellina’s site, I believe should be shared with every human on the planet. If you question why synthetic fragrances need to be eliminated from your life, please spend a few minutes checking it out.

Candles can have three levels of toxicity — the paraffin wax, toxic fragrance and lead in the wick. I burn candles infrequently…

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