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Coral Killer

Mahalo, Hawai’i! Hopeful Florida and Australia will soon do likewise and ban sunscreens with these toxic ingredients. https://www.forbes.com/sites/trevornace/2018/05/03/hawaii-approves-ban-on-sunscreen-believed-to-kill-coral-reefs/#685b71752eb7

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Ekoplastic Purge

Dit is wonderbaar! Dank je wel, @EkoPlaza en @aplastic_planet! https://www.plasticsoupfoundation.org/en/2018/02/worlds-first-plastic-free-aisle-to-debut-amsterdam/

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Piping Polyethylene

Just the thought of a hot cup of coffee “brewed” through heated plastic is revolting. https://www.treehugger.com/corporate-responsibility/keurig-tells-people-recycle-their-coffee-pods-city-says-dont.html

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Derma Don’t

From HuffPo article: The dermatologists agreed that scented products in general can irritate the skin, and said they avoid using products with added fragrances. “No perfume; it has to be…

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Here’s Your Sign

This is where Shane’s thoughtful nurses found and printed that great sign. Linda at Seriously “Sensitive” To Pollution has a couple other versions as well. Thank you, Linda!!! https://lindasepp.wordpress.com/2013/06/03/fragrance-free-door-signs/amp/

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NurSign

This is wonderfully the opposite of our sis-in-law, an OR nurse, telling us we should just be locked in a room with every chemical ever made until we got over…

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Logophilia

One of our favorite Twitter accounts is giving us new ways to say fragrance stinks. Thanks, Merriam-Webster! https://www.merriam-webster.com/words-at-play/whats-that-smell-10-obscure-words-for-bad-odors/outstink

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Easter Thyme

To all those cel beating today, we wish you a joyous, fragrance-frEaster!

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Homebound Home-cooking

And on CNN, “Scientists also suspect that the chemicals can disrupt hormones and may cause fertility problems. They’ve connected them to childhood obesity, asthma, neurological problems, cardiovascular issues and even…

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De-Scent and Dine

Someone asked if we had a polite, educational handout for perfumed restaurant patrons. We don’t…but we love this Bon Appetit article on the topic. https://www.bonappetit.com/columns/nitpicker-columns/article/nitpicker-hates-perfume-in-restaurants/amp

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