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Controlling Invasive Plants

In 1962 Rachel Carson stated that for the first time in the history of the world, every human being is now subjected to contact with dangerous chemicals, from the moment of conception until death.

This statement was true then and continues to be true today.  We all are exposed to a number of different chemicals, carcinogens, and toxins in our environment on a daily basis, but while we may have no control over some exposures, there are many that we do.

The workshop, presented by the Pennsylvania Resources Council is designed to heighten awareness and encourage action around the issue of toxins in our environment.

We all are exposed to a number of different chemicals, carcinogens, and toxins in our environment on a daily basis, and while we may have no control over some exposures, there are many that we do.  These exposures can come from radiation in our cell phones, parabens in our personal care products, or BPA in our plastics – so how can we seek these out and avoid them?

Participants will learn:
-How to make your own cleaning products and personal care products
-Toxins to avoid in personal care products
-How and what to cook with to keep you healthy


Upcoming Workshops

Saturday, January 24th 2015
Ross Twp Community Center
10:00am - 11:30am

Saturday, February 7th 2015
Yagle Community Center, Churchill
10:30am - Noon

Tuesday, February 24th 2015
Green Tree Borough Building
6:30pm - 8pm

If you are interested in attending the workshop register by emailing Sarah Alessio Shea or calling 412-488-7490 ext. 236.  Please provide your name, the workshop you wish to register for and a contact phone number and/or email address.   

Environmental Health Resources:
Environmental Working Group
UPCI Center for Environmental Oncology
Campaign for Safe Cosmetics
Skin Deep Cosmetics Safety Database

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