Monthly Archives: June 2017

Fashion United: “Textile Toxicity: What lurks in your clothes”

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Around 2.5 percent of the world’s arable land is planted with cotton, which, in turn, consumes approximately 25 percent of all the pesticides used worldwide. This is a fact which does not leave us indifferent, but rather reveals the large amount of toxic chemicals which are used day after day to manufacture our cotton textiles and garments.

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getSurrey: “New car smell is actually made up of toxic substances and gets worse in summer heat”

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The ‘new car smell’ that is an enjoyable by-product of purchasing a new vehicle may actually be causing you more harm than good, new research shows.

Researchers have found more than 275 different chemicals in the interior of cars and discovered the new car smell is really a mix of poisonous chemicals.

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