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It's Your Oregon: Andrea Hunter It's Your Oregon: Andrea Hunter
I had joined OEC several years before, and had been a home-based volunteer. Don Waggoner, OEC’s president, had a large volume of correspondence relating to his evaluation of Oregon’s Bottle Bill. I had an electric type-writer, and volunteered. On the strength of this, Larry took a chance and hired me. I think he hoped my “people skills” would make up for my typing deficiencies.
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Healthy families, healthy homes

A few simple changes in your housekeeping could make a big difference to your family's health. Check out these easy and practical steps to reduce the chemicals in your household, and make your home environment a healthier one.

Eco-Healthy Home Checkup Kit

EcoHealthyHome Checkup

Get our room-by-room checklist to assess the health of your home. The guide will help you find ways to reduce asthma triggers and other household hazards and make your home an eco-healthy environment.

Already completed the guide? Take the challenge and let us know what changes you're making!


Healthy home tips online

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A few simple changes in your housekeeping could make a big difference to your family's health! See our online tips to triggers in your household for asthma and chronic disease.

 

 


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Eco-Healthy lunches 

See our Eco-Healthy Lunch Box Kit,  full of tips and recipes to help you pack a healthy lunch for your child. 

 

 

 


Take Our Family pledge

ehkidsThe OEC Family Pledge is a simple and effective tool to help your family identify first steps in going eco-healthy. Send a photo of your eco-healthy kids and we'll post them on the website.

 


Healthy Toys Database

Parents worried about toy safety can search a list of more than  2,800 items tested for lead and other harmful chemicals at HealthyToys.org. This site will empower you to choose the safest and healthiest toys for your loved ones.


Help us help you!

If you find resources on our site that are especially useful to you, or if there are things missing that you'd like to find here, please let us know! Your feedback is essential to help us reach our goal of reducing children's exposure to harmful substances.

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