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MADE SAFE’s Guide to Spring Cleaning

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Spring is nature’s way of offering a fresh beginning. With the season upon us, we’re reminded to take stock and start anew – which must be why so many people feel inspired to do spring cleaning!  Below, you will find our list of areas to focus on cleaning this spring, including product recommendations to help you get the job done. There’s no need to use the toxic chemicals found in conventional cleaning products that pollute your indoor air and harm your health. The MADE SAFE® Certified products we recommend below have earned the MADE SAFE seal by going through our rigorous certification process to ensure that they are ecosystem-sound, meaning they are safe for humans, the environment, and the fellow creatures we share this beautiful planet with.

Happy ‘clean’ cleaning!

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8 MADE SAFE Gift Ideas for Valentine’s Day

MADE SAFE gifts for Valentines Day 2022 imageThe MADE SAFE® Certification process screens for ingredients known or suspected to harm humans or the ecosystem, which means you can use the MADE SAFE seal to shop with confidence. Whomever you are celebrating—whether it be a significant other, a friend, a family member, or yourself—we’ve pulled together some ideas to help you celebrate nontoxic style!

Want some more ideas? Check out last year’s curated 10 Things We’re Loving This Valentine’s Day list for inspiration!

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How to Find Natural Shampoo and Conditioner

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Finding the healthiest natural shampoo and conditioner can be difficult. Conventional shampoos contain many ingredients of concern like parabens and sodium laureth sulfate, but identifying the ingredients to avoid can be tricky. MADE SAFE helps break it down!

Read our guide on Toxic Chemicals in Shampoo & Conditioner to learn more about the kinds of ingredients to avoid in your hair care routine.

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Shop MADE SAFE® Certified Products as Part of Amazon’s Climate Pledge Friendly Program

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You can now shop select MADE SAFE® Certified products on Amazon as part of Climate Pledge Friendly, an Amazon program that makes it easier for customers to shop for more sustainable products. Climate Pledge Friendly partners with trusted third-party certifications to highlight products that meet sustainability standards and the MADE SAFE label is one of the latest external certifications to become part of the program.

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5 MADE SAFE Gifts for Father’s Day

Father's Day 2021 Gift Blog imageThe MADE SAFE® certification process screens for ingredients known or suspected to harm humans or the ecosystem, which means you can use the MADE SAFE seal to shop for your loved ones with confidence. For Father’s Day, we’ve compiled a list of five MADE SAFE certified gift ideas to help you celebrate your father, partner, husband, grandfather, or role model in your life.
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MADE SAFE’s Clean Sweep: Spring Cleaning Tips

8 Creative Cleaning Tips from the MADE SAFE Team

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Springtime is synonymous with a clean start, but our homes are especially in need of an annual freshening up this year after a seemingly endless “shelter-at home.” As a team, we’re always sharing nontoxic tips and tricks with each other, and we recently spent some time kicking around our favorite spring cleaning hacks. So today we’re sharing the highlights with you – bust out your mop and scrub brush and get down to business with these eight tips from our team!

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Special Mother’s Day Discounts & Deals

Mothers Day Deals 2021 imageLooking for the perfect nontoxic gift for a health-minded mama or motherly figure in your life? We are excited to share some special discounts and deals from brands with MADE SAFE certified products with Mother’s Day in mind.

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Celebrating and Honoring Earth’s Gifts

This year for Earth Day, we are celebrating the incredible bounty of this planet we call home and the importance of caring for it. Our certification process, the MADE SAFE Banned ListSM, and the full Ecosystem Approach we employ, are a reflection of our dedication to being good stewards of the earth. At MADE SAFE, we are thankful for Earth’s rich resources – especially the plants and herbs that grow wild and can enrich the products we use daily.

This Earth Day 2021, we’re highlighting a few brands with MADE SAFE® certified goods that draw from these materials as a way to celebrate our connection to the earth. (more…)

MADE SAFE’s Approachable Guide to Sustainable Fashion

 

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Creating a more sustainable wardrobe can feel intimidating. Just a toe-dip into the realm of clean and ethical fashion can make you start asking questions like: How was this item of clothing made? Who made it? What’s it made of? How do I spot safer and more ethical items online or on the rack? There’s a lot to consider, we know.

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