Posts by Mike Schade
Consumer Health Victory: Seven Major Retailers Commit to Reduce Use of Toxic Chemicals in Products and Packaging
Second Annual Report Card Also Identifies Nine Retailers Receiving Failing Grades
Today the Chemical Footprint Project (CFP) released its second annual report, revealing that Walmart has become the first retailer to evaluate its chemical footprint and has also become a CFP signatory.
Today we co-released a new report that found toxic BPA in nearly 40% of food cans tested from the nation’s largest grocery stores and dollar store chains.
A weekend home improvement project shouldn’t expose you or your family to dangerous chemicals. But right now you can walk into The Home Depot and other stores and buy paint strippers containing dangerous chemicals.
Target’s new safer chemicals policy and goals set a new high bar for retailers and will help drive a race to the top.
We created this infographic to provide a visually striking snapshot summarizing some of the key findings of the new report, Buyer Beware: Toxic BPA and regrettable substitutes in the linings of canned food.
Recently, Target quietly posted a rather important update to its sustainable products standard addressing toxic chemicals.
It’s been a banner year for the Mind the Store campaign. We have been challenging the nation’s biggest retailers to tackle the most toxic chemicals in the everyday products they carry.
And guess what—thanks to your help and support— they are listening up!
Who will be Next to Join Them?
Fantastic news!! Home Depot and Lowe’s, the two largest home improvement chains in the country, announced they will ban toxic phthalates added to vinyl flooring by the end of the year!
I have some exciting news! Since we launched the Mind the Store campaign nearly two years ago, we’ve been calling on the nation’s biggest retailers to get serious about toxic chemicals in their products. Last year we challenged Walgreens, the nation’s #1 pharmacy chain, to adopt a comprehensive chemicals policy. Guess what? They are listening […]