Solutions in Safer Products

Safer products means healthy people

Consumers have a wealth of products to choose from, whether it’s personal care products, pesticides, cleaning products or paint. By reducing the chemical products you bring into your home or office, you can protect your health and our environment. SF Environment can help you make those important decisions.

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With so many different kinds of sunblock on the shelves this summer, choosing the right kind can be a challenge. Consider following these guidelines to make sure that your sunblock not only protects your skin, but also contains ingredients that are...
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Endocrine disrupting chemicals can mimic hormones in our bodies and interfere with the hormonal system. They can cause a range of health impacts including...
Silver dental fillings can contain up to 50% mercury, but is it dangerous? Learn more...
You can reduce your exposure by choosing safer products and implementing safer practices. Learn more...
Learn about San Francisco's Precautionary Purchasing Ordinance...
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A few basic tips can instantly create a safer indoor environment...
Broken fluorescent tubes and compact fluorescent bulbs DO contain mercury, a toxic metal. Read more for the steps to a safe clean-up and disposal.
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Make your own non-toxic cleaning products using ingredients you can find around the house!