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Painting a Healthy Home PDF Print E-mail

Rick & kids When Rick Roberts, founder of The Natural Paint Place, had children it changed his life in a way he never expected.

“Having children inspired me to want to do something to help our environment. I initially started the business as soon as my first child was born and I left a secure job because I felt like I needed to do something to send the right message to my children,” said Rick.

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Safer Solutions Easy Guide to reducing hazardous chemicals in your home PDF Print E-mail

Baby in the kitchen YOUR HOME IS YOUR SANCTUARY

Your home is your sanctuary where you and your family can relax and play in a healthy environment.

Making safer choices about everyday products used for cleaning, personal care, pets, gardens, pest control and household items will help to reduce the build-up of chemical pollution inside your home and the environment.

If you’re planning pregnancy, are currently breastfeeding, or have babies and children at home, it’s especially important you always choose the safest options.

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WHO Collaborating Centre for Research on Children’s Health opens PDF Print E-mail

The WHO Collaborating Centre for Research on Children’s Health opened in Perth, WA last year at the Telethon Institute.

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How many pesticides are being used in your child’s daycare centre? PDF Print E-mail

ImageA new report from the US has confirmed that children are exposed to a number of different pesticides on a daily basis while attending daycare.

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We want your green cleaning tips! PDF Print E-mail

ImageEmail us in your best tip for safe, green cleaning and be in the running for some great free gifts!

We are looking for innovative cleaning ideas and recipes that have been road-tested by you and are easy to use and will encourage others to take up safer cleaning solutions.Your contribution could be either a recipe or a technique.  It could be an innovative approach you have developed to keep out cockroaches, through to a failsafe floor cleaner – surprise us!

Email your contributions to us now: This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it .

The top new ideas will be placed on our website and featured in the next E-News in April.  The best five ideas we receive will then be sent a thank you gift of:

 
Children are not 'little adults' when it comes to chemical exposures PDF Print E-mail
baby_under_sheetDr Mariann Lloyd-Smith, Senior Policy Advisor for the National Toxics Network, talks about the importance of protecting children’s environmental health and why children should not be treated as ‘little adults’ when it comes to chemical exposures.
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You and your house could feature on SBS! PDF Print E-mail

ImageNot shy about who peers into the crevices in your house? Then this may be the opportunity of a lifetime you’ve been waiting for…… Casting call for a new reality TV show.

Put YOUR home under the microscope in the groundbreaking new science show `Is Your House Killing You?'

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