Reducing Your Exposure to Toxics


We can take steps to change our exposure to harmful chemicals in the world around us.

Some changes are complex and can only be achieved through attention to public policy. But other choices are simple. They empower us as individuals to protect our health and to make our homes as safe from environmental toxics as possible. Our Take Action section offers concrete suggestions for taking action on individual, community, and national levels:

Top Ten Tips
Take Individual Action
In Your Personal Care
In What You Eat and Drink
In Your Selection and Care of Clothing
In Your Home
In Your Yard and Garden
In Your Parenting
In Your Approach to Life
Take Community Action
In Public Spaces
In Schools
In Workplaces
Among Local Businesses
In Hospitals
Take National Action
Additional Resources for Taking Action