People are really starting to get it. Remember when we all learned about lead in toys? People were incredulous – how could this happen in America? Most assumed that this was a single case, and China was to blame. Now that people understand that BPA is in their baby bottles, PCBs still contaminate school grounds, their patience is waning.
On Friday, November 13 at 11 am PST, Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families, the Business NGO Working Group for Safer Chemicals and Sustainable Materials and the American Sustainable Business Council will host a webinar on chemicals policy reform and its importance for business. Click here to register for the Webinar This webinar will provide an opportunity […]
Last Tuesday, Mom It Forward hosted a virtual “Girls' Night Out” Twitter event focusing on toxic chemicals. Mom It Forward’s #gno (Girls’ Night Out) events are cyber parties intended to encourage women from around the globe to chat and connect on issues that they care about—right from the comfort of their own homes.
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Today, Seventh Generation is launching the Million Baby Crawl, a whimsical, virtual rally in which cyber babies descend on Washington, D.C. to make a stink about all the toxic chemicals invading their bodies...
This fall, we have an opportunity to overhaul our nation’s toxics policy. The mountains of scientific research can no longer be ignored. The millions of frustrated Americans can no longer be pacified. And, in a game-changing announcement from EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson, the Obama administration has demonstrated it will no longer accept the status quo.
The Chemical industry is arming up, hiring PR firms and old hands from the tobacco industry to fight anticipated Congressional action on toxics. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel has been turning in some excellent investigative reporting on this issue.
Cancer, infertility, obesity, asthma, learning disorders, early puberty, diabetes — what do all of these things have in common? For starters, they are all on the rise in the U.S. Second, they are major health trends that scientists are now linking to exposure to toxic chemicals. The latest alarming public health trend now linked to […]
In a signal that the EPA has entered a new era, Administrator Lisa Jackson said the time had come to strengthen EPA’s authority to regulate toxic chemicals, which are ubiquitous in the environment and human bodies.
Looking for the least toxic crib? Car? Lipstick? Check out the new searchable online database at www.HealthyStuff.org. This handy shopping guide can help you make less toxic, more informed choices on children’s products, toys, pet products, apparel and accessories, and cars.