A New Paradigm for Growing up in Today’s Toxic World
BY BETH LAMBERT, MA
For most people, the word “epidemic” recalls the idea of infectious disease outbreaks, and this is how the word has been used in common language throughout the latter part of the 20th century. This term may bring to mind the current COVID-19 pandemic, differing in definition by its global level of impact, in comparison to an epidemic which is more specific to a certain geography or population.
Plastic 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.
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.
It’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.
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.
The Best Tips, Products & Tools for a Healthier Pregnancy & Planet
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.
In 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.
We 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.
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.
MADE 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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