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
Dangerous toxics in the womb are everybody's problem.
Enviro health experts to parents: Don't panic.
Leaving "no child indoors" might reduce myopia---in kids' eyes and their consciousness.
Untainted breast milk as a basic right.
Introducing the "Safe Chemicals Act of 2010."
Washington lawmakers ban BPA in kid's items and sports bottles.
States are left to lead on bisphenol A rules.
OR and WA lawmakers get closer to a limited ban on BPA.
Fish and babies' brains: The catch-22.
Where do Northwest cities rank when it comes to healthy birth options?