Do newspapers really work for cleaning windows? In fact, they do. There is some dispute about why but it is probably due to the thick fibers in newsprint as well as its high absorbency. So save on your paper towels and grab a newspaper the next time you want to clean your windows.
You know the Native American saying about the need to consider seven future generations in any policy decision. Well, a recent scientific study has found that chemical toxins create genetic mutations that are passed down to future generations. More reason to pay attention to toxins in our environment. http://switchboard.nrdc.org/blogs/jsass/scientific_evidence_to_support.html
There are many subtle sources of fumes in our homes and personal space including perfume and scented soaps, laundry detergent, scented candles, air fresheners and even garbage bags--which some main manufacturers put in scents to mask the garbage smell. Getting rid of these can improve the healthiness of your home. http://www.care2.com/greenliving/16-ways-to-breathe-easier.html