Reduce your exposure to toxins in everyday life

This Environment Toolkit supports the information and guidance you receive in the Environment Module of the Anticancer Lifestyle Program. The module and the resources included on this page will give you tools you can use to make informed and wise purchasing decisions, in order to reduce your exposure to toxins common to daily living.

Articles & Research

PFAS (“Forever chemical”) Exposure Linked to Higher Cancer Odds in Women

From The Guardian, September 18, 2023: New research finds evidence that exposure to PFAS and phenols increases odds of certain ‘hormonally driven’ cancers for women.

Tip Sheets

Understanding Food Contact Materials: A Comprehensive Guide to Reducing Cancer Risks

Our free in-depth guide covers the presence of Microplastics (MPs), per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFASs), and other chemicals of concern in everyday food packaging.


“10 Americans” by Environmental Working Group

While we as consumers have a lot of power to reduce many of our chemical exposures by making wise purchasing decisions, some exposures are beyond our control to affect.


Clearya App – Nontoxic Shopping Made Easy

Clearya alerts you on toxic ingredients and helps you find safe products online and in-store. Shop as usual for makeup, personal care, baby care, cleaning, and other products.

Articles & Research

Microplastics Found in the Hearts of Patients Undergoing Cardiac Surgery

From a study published in the journal Environmental Science & Technology: Microplastics have been detected in human stool, lungs, and placentas, which have direct exposure to the external environm…

Articles & Research

Harmful VOCs (volatile organic compounds) in air fresheners

A review from Harvard’s TH Chan School of Public Health reviews the harmful VOCs found in air fresheners: May 2019 VOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUNDS AND AIR FRESHENERS Contributors: Juan Reynoso, MPH/M…

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