1. Detergent Detergents are among the common household products that can contain dangerous chemicals,

2. Disposable K-Cups and coffee filter The Environmental Protection Agency says plainly that “reduction and reuse are the most effective ways you can save natural resources, protect the environment and save money.”

3. Cleaner Cleaning products such as all-purpose cleaners, oven cleaners, and window and glass cleaners also made the Cleveland Clinic’s list of household items that can contain harmful chemicals.

4. Disposable straw It’s getting tougher to find plastic straws as more and more cities ban them. They are also more costly for both your budget and the Earth in the long run compared with reusable alternatives.

5. New book It’s always a thrill to get a new book, with the clean, untouched pages and excitement of what lies inside. But financially and environmentally, they’re not the best option.

6. Conventionally grown strawberrie Strawberries are the most pesticide-laden produce item, according to Environmental Working Group’s

7. Disposable razor Tens of millions of disposable razors are sold in the U.S. annually.

8. Mined diamond Diamonds might be forever, but they can also break your wedding or gift budget.

9. Mothball This method of pest control has been around for decades, but mothballs contain pesticides — specifically, chemicals known as naphthalene and p-dichlorobenzene

10. Air freshener Many air fresheners contain a type of chemical known as phthalates as well as formaldehyde.

11. Couche Not even your couch is necessarily safe. Upholstered furniture is often treated with flame retardants — chemicals that are associated with multiple health problems.