The dirty dozen and clean fifteen list is published every spring by the Environmental Workers Group (EWG). This list consists of the top 12 crops that have been grown with heavy uses of pesticides and the clean 15 are the recommended fruits and vegetables with least concentrations of pesticides in them. What’s on the lists this year?
As we try to make changes in our lives to better our environment and preserve it for future generations, our world is continually evolving and we’re constantly learning about the best practices for a healthy lifestyle. When choosing plastic free, sustainable and cleaner products it’s crucial that we educate ourselves on ingredients that we might miss because of what we believe are eco friendly credentials.