Sustainababy: Born to be Green
Anna Fahey looks at pregnancy and motherhood through the lens of sustainability policy—or, rather, reexamines sustainability policy through her newly acquired “mama lenses.” Beyond myriad personal choices about “green” diapers, bottles, or toys, she finds that pregnancy and the prospect of parenthood shed new light on big policy priorities from food, air, and water quality to climate, energy, and economic security. Readers from across the region are invited to chime in with their experiences of growing green babies.
Posts on Sustainababy: Born to be Green
How can we recreate the sustainable, community-boosting magic of snow days and babies the rest of the year?
Slave-labor candy, union-busting costumes, and lead-laden makeup?
Environmental journalist Mark Hertsgaard's “Hot” describes what life will be like for his daughter’s generation.
Kroger bans BPA from store brands and receipts.
Chemicals that pose significant health risks are still in baby products.
Is there a new unknown danger lurking in my baby's BPA-free sippy cup?
Is sugar a toxin on par with alcohol? And is it killing us?
New study finds high levels of flame retardants in Latino children.
Oregon looks to cut bisphenol A out of baby bottles, sippy cups.