Wool dryer balls can replace chemical laden dryer-sheets and reduce drying time by 50%

Dryer balls can reduce drying time by 30 per cent. (Credit: Jennnifer LeBrun)

At my house we prefer to hand dry most of our clothing, but we do still throw some things in the dryer – socks, underwear and towels for the most part. And currently we do use dryer-sheets for these loads, mainly to get rid of static cling. For those that don’t know, these dryer-sheets are […]

Did a government study just prove that BPA is safe?

Not sure if you have heard yet or not, but BPA has been proven to be safe! Imagine that. Well the truth is the study that proved this well known hormone-disruptor is ‘safe’ had many omissions and some very questionable testing methods. So in the end we have a study that produced some very questionable results, using very questionable methods, nothing new here. But the said truth is, this was a (US) government funded study done jointly by the Department of Energy, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the National Center for Toxicological Research, which gives the study more clout in the eye’s of many. What’s even worse is the fact that the US government, who should be working to protect it’s citizens, is sponsoring clearly biased science, casting doubt on a very real danger to human health. You can read more on the study and how it was flawed from the start here: