What to do Sure, the problems can seem so big that it feels like there’s nothing we can do. But if a little three-eyed frog can stand up to make a difference, then so can you.

Start Small

Focus on your own body and your family. You can do a lot to reduce your exposure to chemicals with just the little choices at home. Switch to biodegradeable home cleaners. Or better yet, it’s easy to make your own vinegar-based cleaners.

Make Your Dollars Work for You. You shop. You eat. Flex your financial muscle and choose organic foods and fibers for the best personal and planetary health possible. Why is organic best? Learn more at Organic: It’s Worth It.

Branch Out

Support wider change by writing to your local, state or federal government representatives, or simply talking to your friends, neighbors and local farmers. It doesn’t have to be hard or scary; just tell your story. Why did you make the changes you did? Why are they important to you, your family, and to the greater environment? Explore some actions you can take from the Pesticide Action Network.

Share the Facts

Social media is powerful. Share some of these tweet/Facebook-ready facts about chemical toxins and how they affect our health and the health of our most precious resource—our children.

Figures from 2004 indicate that about 60 million pounds of atrazine are applied in the U.S. annually.

GMO Virus IconChemical toxins are even found in the blood of newborns. CNN reports on toxic chemicals found in the womb.

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Children are at a greater risk of exposure to chemical toxins because their bodies are smaller & still developing.