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Quit Single-Use Plastics and Go for a Plastic Free July

 
Plastic Free July 2020 imagePlastic Free July is a global movement engaging millions of people to become part of the solution to plastic pollution. The movement specifically asks each of us – that means you, me, and everyone else who is willing – to refuse single-use plastic.

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Introducing MADE SAFE’s New Grant Initiative for Black-Founded Businesses

BY AMY ZIFF

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We are crushed by the continued racial injustice in this country, and in the world at large. As we reflect on the murder of George Floyd and the countless other acts of racial injustice – both recent and ongoing – we feel called to stand up and take action until equity and justice are realized.

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MADE SAFE New Year’s Revolution – JUNE Sunscreen Challenge

 
June New Years Revolution imageIt’s Summertime! The start of another summer season means welcoming things like corn-on-the-cob, swimming, and lots of time spent outside. Yet it also brings the annual struggle to find a sunscreen that will protect your skin on long summer days in the sun without harming humans or aquatic life.

To help, here is a review of the nastiest ingredients in common sunscreen products to avoid.

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10 Tips for Fathers-to-Be from MADE SAFE Advisor, Michelle Perro, MD

BY MICHELLE PERRO, MD

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There are many ways to become a dad! Whether a person gets there through adoption, traditional conception, or newer modes of conception through assisted reproductive technologies, these journeys all lead to the same place: fatherhood.

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New Healthy Pregnancy Guide, from MADE SAFE + Plastic Pollution Coalition

The Best Tips, Products & Tools for a Healthier Pregnancy & Planet

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Are you pregnant? Trying to conceive? Or just thinking about expanding your family? No matter where you are in the process, The Healthy Pregnancy Guide is for you. From kitchen and diet, to personal care and water quality, MADE SAFE and Plastic Pollution Coalition have combined our expertise to bring you a compilation of essential information, tools, tips, and product recommendations.

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9 Black-Founded Green Beauty Brands to Support

 
Black-founded green beauty brands imageIn the wake of the recent murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota, we are each called to fight racial injustice in our communities. There are numerous ways we can act in solidarity: donating to national or local organizations working to bolster Black communities, educating ourselves and others about anti-racism and dismantling systems of oppression, and showing up to community events like food and supply drives, clean-ups, or protests. Another way is supporting Black-founded businesses.

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MADE SAFE New Year’s Revolution – MAY Feminine Care Challenge

 
May New Year's Revolution imageWe get it, talking feminine care can feel awkward, but here at MADE SAFE, we believe that this conversation is a top priority. That’s why in our New Year’s Revolution challenge for this month, we are challenging you to rethink your period products.

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MADE SAFE’s Health-Conscious Guide to Cleaning and Disinfecting During COVID-19

 

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The widespread concern over the COVID-19 pandemic is causing many of us to take a second look at our cleaning routines. Now, many of us are questioning the products we use and our cleaning methods, wondering if they are actually helping us to support and maintain our health. 

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New MADE SAFE Certified Products from healthynest

healthynest announcement imageMADE SAFE is excited to announce newly certified products from a brand new brand, healthynest! These products are crafted specifically for parents looking to consciously curate their own “healthy nest” for their little ones. We sat down with the visionary founder Shazi Visram, former creator of Happy Family Organics, to talk about her newest venture: founding healthynest and their new line of MADE SAFE certified baby and family products.

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The Story of a COVID-19 Pregnancy

 
Interview with Elizabeth imageAn Interview with MADE SAFE’s Elizabeth

Preparing for motherhood isn’t always an easy journey, let alone planning for the arrival of a little one in the midst of a global health crisis. Many women are finding themselves treading water in a sea of unknowns beyond what is the common experience in the transition to motherhood. For MADE SAFE, this hits especially close to home as our team member, Elizabeth, found herself in this very position. Elizabeth kindly offered to share her experience in the hopes that it may encourage other mothers who may be walking a similar road right now.

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