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2007 Press Releases


Deirdre Imus and Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY) Go Back to School for Autism

Autism_BlocksHackensack, December 20, 2007--Dedicated to raising awareness about autism, honored children’s health advocate, author and civic leader, Deirdre Imus, traveled to Buffalo, New York for a tour of Summit Academy, a school many consider to be one of the best kept secrets in the country. Accompanying Mrs. Imus on the trip was Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY). Read more

"Keep up Pressure for Autism Services and Answers"
Deirdre Imus Urges at the National Autism Conference 
"Focus on Healthcare Not Disease Care" Deirdre Imus Delivers Keynote at Pangea Wellness Conference

deirdre_imus_sm_rana_faureHACKENSACK, NJ, November 1, 2007 -- We're paying for a disease care system, not a health care system," said Deirdre Imus, a national leader on children's health and the environment who delivered the keynote address at Pangea, a conference for pediatric wellness in San Francisco Oct. 25. Read more


Meeting the Challenges of Autism in the 21st Century Children's Health Advocate Deirdre Imus Visits Visionarry Learning Center

autism_develpmental_learning_centerHACKENSACK, NJ, October 1, 2007 - Continuing her commitment of supporting children with autism, honored and nationally recognized children’s environmental health advocate, Deirdre Imus, toured a state-of-the-art educational facility created specifically for the unique needs of autistic children. Read more



'Greening the Cleaning®' Goes International

shutterstock_303094634Hackensack, N.J., September 28, 2007 – Commercial-grade products from the award-winning Greening The Cleaning® program are now available to international commercial customers simply by contacting The Deirdre Imus Environmental Health Center® at, or by calling 551-996-8071. Read more



Audubon Society Honors Deirdre Imus with 2007 Rachel Carson Award for 'Greening' 

silent_spring2hHackensack, N.J., May 25, 2007 – The National Audubon Society honored children’s environmental health advocate Deirdre Imus with its 2007 Rachel Carson Award for her leadership in improving the environment. Read more




Pace University Awards Honorary Doctorate to Children's Health Advocate Deirdre Imus 

pace-imus_cHackensack, N.J., May 24, 2007 – Pace University awarded an honorary doctorate of Humane Letters to children’s environmental health advocate Deirdre Imus Monday at commencement ceremonies held at its New York campus. Read more




Deirdre Imus Goes ‘Green’ In East Harlem

boriken_group2Hackensack, N.J., May 1, 2007 – Timed with World Asthma Day, The Deirdre Imus Environmental Health Center™ and the East Harlem Council for Human Services, Inc./Boriken Neighborhood Health Center (EHCHS) announced today they are collaborating to create the first “Green” primary health care facility in New York City. Read more

Guardians and Champions Needed for Greener Living

HACKENSACK, N.J., April 17, 2007 – Women can play an important role in creating a greener life for children, both as guardians against environmental toxins and as agents for change, Deirdre Imus, President and Founder of The Deirdre Imus Environmental Health Center™, emphasized in a keynote address at the Westport Women's Club in Connecticut, April 7. Read more

Board of National Autism Association Names Children’s Health Advocate Deirdre Imus 

national_autism_association_naaHackensack, N.J., May 16, 2007 – The National Autism Association has named children’s environmental health advocate Deirdre Imus to its Board of Directors. Ms. Imus is President and founder of The Deirdre Imus Environmental Health Center™. Read more

Deirdre Imus Hits Home with Greening Your Cleaning 

green_this_nyt2Hackensack, N.J., February 27, 2007 – Change the way you clean and keep your home safe and healthy, without sacrificing quality or investing time or money, with Green This! Volume 1: Greening Your Cleaning. It’s the first in a series of Green This! books by children’s environmental health advocate Deirdre Imus. The 256-page book, published by Simon & Schuster, debuts in stores April 10th. Read more


The Deirdre Imus Environmental Center Leads the Way in Educating the Public About Greening - Starting with Cleaning 

green_this_nyt2The tide is changing as the public learns more about the potential hazards of traditional cleaning agents and embraces green cleaners in increasing numbers -- and The Deirdre Imus Environmental Health Center™ is at the vanguard in spreading the word. Read more


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