Health is more than individual, health is social.

In Your Environment

The first rule of environmental medicine is to avoid harmful exposure to toxins that create unnecessary burden to our bodies and the world we live in. Naturopathic doctors understand that working to improve the condition of our environment is hugely impactful to our health and wellbeing.

Explore these informative guides and resources designed to promote the health of your family, home, city, state, nation, and world.


Environmental Working Group

Empowering people to live healthier lives in a healthier environment with breakthrough research and education.

 

 

Skin Deep by EWG

Skin Deep has profiles for 69,654 products & 2,151 brands of cosmetics and personal care products and their potential hazards and health concerns.

 

Organic Consumers Association

OCA educates and advocates on behalf of organic consumers and works to advance sound food and farming policy.

 

Green Cleaning Parties

Created by the Women’s Voices for the Earth whose goal is to eliminate the toxic chemicals that harm our health and communities.


Recycle Often, Recycle Right

Learn how to recycle properly so that a wrong item in the recycling bin doesn’t preventing thousands of tons of recyclables from ever seeing a second life.

 

Mercury Spills via EPA

Information on mercury, common exposures, how it affects your health, ecological impact, products that contain mercury and more.

 

Pollution Scorecard

Get an in-depth pollution report for your county, covering air, water, chemicals, and FAQs on nationwide pollution.

 

Composting by NRDC

Composting is easier than you think! With minimal effort, you can turn those banana peels and apple cores into gold. Let us break it down.

 

Who Gives a Crap?

We started Who Gives A Crap when we learnt that 2.3 billion people across the world don’t have access to a toilet. Discover more about the importance of sustainable sanitation and hygiene.

 

How Naturopathic Doctors do to Treat Toxin Exposure?

Environmental medicine uses a holistic, systems-wide based model to evaluate how various toxins, pollutants, chemicals, and microbes may be compromising the body.

 

Surfrider Ocean-friendly restaurants

The Ocean Friendly Restaurants program offers restaurants an easy way to show their commitment to making sustainable choices for our ocean.


Recycle Often, Recycle Right

Recommendations to help you choose seafood that’s fished or farmed in ways that have less impact on the environment and create healthy abudant oceans.

 

EcoParent: Greenwashing Awareness

Greenwashing describes the false
attribution of eco-friendly values to a product or service in an attempt
to profit off of society’s growing environmental consciousness and desire for natural products
and take advantage of our confusion about legitimate marketing
descriptors.


Air Quality Index

Millions of people live in areas where air pollution can cause serious health problems. Local air quality can affect our daily lives. Like the weather, it can change from day to day. EPA developed the Air Quality Index, or AQI, to make information available about the health effects of the five most common air pollutants, and how to avoid those effects.