When Amazon moves, the world moves. As the third largest retailer in the world, the message they send to manufacturers and sellers can be game changing. Amazon is notoriously taking on all kinds of retailers and is number 53 on the Forbes Global 2000 list (jumping 154 spots), as one of the most powerful and influential public companies. This month Amazon kicked off it’s first ever safer chemicals policy, as part of their sustainability and responsible sourcing efforts.
We’ve certified 16 new products from Buhbli Organics! Buhbli (sounds like “bubbly”) offers pure, affordable oils, salts, and essentials oils that can be mixed together for your next DIY – or used on their own.
Many Buhbli Organics products are available online and in Walmart stores across Canada (limited availability in the U.S). (more…)
LOLI Beauty checks the boxes of all the things we love at Made Safe: Simple, pure, and organic ingredients? Check. Giving back to nonprofits? Yep. Earth-friendly packaging like glass and compostable labels? You bet. They even use upcycled food ingredients to reduce waste! (more…)
This week Made Safe releasedDetox Your Sleep, a groundbreaking new report and fact sheet on toxic chemicals in bedding and safer alternatives. It’s a first-of-its-kind look at the materials that make up what we sleep on and how they affect our health, with a comprehensive examination of healthier materials and a list of MADE SAFE certified bedding options. (more…)
It’s the end of summer, you can feel it. The warm, sunny days to be followed by crisp, temperate nights of autumn. Back-to-school excitement hangs in the air. There’s football season, school plays, friends new and old. The leaves begin to turn. We love autumn.
Maybe you’ve just learned that you’re pregnant, or maybe you have a new baby or growing children. Perhaps you and your partner are just thinking about having a family. Whatever the reason, you may be hearing troubling things about toxic chemicals around you — especially chemicals in plastic and other harmful ingredients or materials in the things you use daily — and how these chemicals affect not just the environment, but also the human body and particularly growing babies, infants, and children.
With back-to-school right around the bend, you and your family are probably spending as much time outdoors as possible. Whether you’re soaking up rays at a local pool, trekking through the woods at a nearby park or sharing stories and laughs around a campfire, you’re probably bringing your favorite outdoor gear with you.
Update: Victory! On August 9, 2018, the 9th Circuit Court mandated the the EPA ban chlorpyrifos within 60 days. No more will this toxic pesticide be used on our fruits and veggies. This is a monumental step towards protecting the health and safety of all people — but especially our children, rural families, and farmworkers.
As part of our #ChemicalCallout series to expose some of the worst toxic offenders in everyday products, we’re regularly highlighting a chemical from our Hazard List on social media. (more…)
August is fast-approaching, which means you might be prepping for your kids to head back to school. You’ve likely been given a long list of school supplies to buy. Unfortunately, many common back-to-school items can contain toxic ingredients.
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