Mind the Store
See what retailers can do to really get tough on toxics and keep their customers safe.
A new study finds expecting mothers who were exposed to a flame retardant chemical may have been more likely to have a premature birth.
– Advocates Urge Other Leading Retailers to Adopt Timelines and Policies to Eliminate Harmful Chemicals – Several of the nation’s largest retailers have eliminated or begun phasing out furniture with chemicals known as toxic flame retardants, which have been linked to cancer and learning and developmental disabilities in children. However the pace of the phase-outs […]
On January 5, a California superior court judge ordered Safeway to pay nearly $10 million as part of a legal settlement. Several dozen government agencies brought suit against the supermarket chain for illegally disposing of hazardous waste in landfills. The waste came from cleaners, aerosols, hair dyes and other products sold in Safeway stores. Just […]
String lights and beaded garlands have been hazards for multiple years
Unsafe chemicals can result in fines, product recalls and damage to brands
As retailers increasingly respond to public demand to sell products that contain fewer toxic chemicals, a group of corporate and NGO leaders today released a new tool to establish common benchmarks intended to inform and hasten market movement toward safer chemicals.
As many of us are getting ready for our big Thanksgiving holiday meals, dangerous chemicals may be lurking in our favorite Thanksgiving dishes.
In an unprecedented move, SC Johnson (Glade, Windex, Pledge) just announced that it would become the first mainstream company to list all fragrance ingredients for each of its cleaning products. This is a huge victory, a win by women and for women that will make waves
“What We Expect When We’re Expecting: How Babies“R”Us and buybuy BABY can safeguard babies’ health,” a new report from Getting Ready for Baby campaign, highlights some key contrasts between the nation’s leading retailers for all things baby.
A new study released today by HealthyStuff.org found elevated levels of toxic chemicals in popular Halloween costumes, accessories and even “trick or treat” bags. Dangerous chemicals like phthalates, flame retardants, vinyl (PVC) plastic, organotins, and even lead – all of which are on our Hazardous 100+ list.