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Less Toxic Ways to Repel Ticks

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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.

And so do the ticks.

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Healthy Baby Guide for New Families

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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.

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Tips for Safer Outdoor Gear

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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.

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Toxic Chemicals in Sunscreen & Safer Alternatives

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Hello sunshine! After much ado, spring is finally here. Our team is thrilled—especially because it means helping you tackle finding the best sunscreen—a safer sunscreen. (more…)

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New Healthy Baby Guide Helps Parents Find Safe Options

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Maybe you’ve just learned 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 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. (more…)

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Campaign for Safe Cosmetics Endorses MADE SAFE Seal

 
We’re excited to announce a new partnership with the far-reaching Campaign for Safe Cosmetics, a project of Breast Cancer Prevention Partners. The Campaign for Safe Cosmetics has endorsed the MADE SAFE seal. This means it’s encouraging its Business Network of over 1200 companies to become MADE SAFE certified and directing its followers to our website to find safe personal care products and cosmetics. (more…)

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Natracare Becomes First Brand With Made Safe Certified Feminine & Maternity Care

 

Natracare tampons and pads are made without known carcinogens, endocrine disruptors, reproductive toxins, or other toxic chemicals found to harm women’s health

Natracare announcementNEW YORK – In an industry that has recently come under increased scrutiny for ingredient safety and lack of disclosure, Natracare is leading the way in safe feminine care. The company is the first brand to certify its tampons, pads, maternity pads and nursing pads with the scientifically rigorous MADE SAFE® (Made with Safe Ingredients) seal. As the first nontoxic certification to apply widely to consumer products, the revolutionary MADE SAFE seal verifies that products are made without chemicals or ingredients known to harm human health, animals, and ecosystems. (more…)

How to Avoid Toxic Chemicals in Plastics

 
Toxic chemicals in plasticsIt’s nearly impossible to avoid plastics in our everyday lives, because it’s literally everywhere. Plastic packaging, plastic containers, plastic toys—the list goes on. But the thing is that studies show that plastic is loaded with toxic chemicals that can harm our health. (more…)

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