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Thousands of people are pushing Congress and retailers for strong action on toxic chemicals.
“We as consumers deserve to know what we are ingesting into our lungs and how it will affect us in the years to come.”
By Nickie Greco of Omaha, Nebraska
“I believe nurses are the heart of hospitals and their daily contact with hazards of the workplace is an issue that concerns everyone.”
By Jose Cardenas MD, MPH of the American Nurses Association
“Why do I worry about things like bisphenol A in sippy cups and carcinogens in baby soap? … Because one out of three people die of cancer, and many of these people die young.”
By Laura Spark of Massachusetts
Originally published by our campaign partner Alliance for a Healthy Tomorrow.
“Yes, that same stinky soup that held the dissecting frogs in 10th grade biology is now available in your local high-end hair salon.”
By Kimberly Inez-McGuire of Washington DC
Originally published March 20, 2011 on RH Reality Check.
“Welcome to the world of diapers, play dates, princesses…and advocacy”
By Megan Rice of Maine
Originally published Feb. 22, 2011 by Environmental Health Strategies Center.
“This experience started me on a path that lead me to look into the affects chemical cleaners could have on your body.”
By Allen Victor of Jacksonville, Florida
“We don’t have Teflon frying pans, polycarbonate water bottles, toxic dish soap, air fresheners, or stain resistant furniture. But to get a toxic free home takes quite a bit of work.”
By Elizabeth Saunders of Boston, Massachusetts
Originally posted on Feb. 10, 2011 on HealthyTomorrow.org
“…antimicrobial soap is no more effective than regular soap and water.”
By Susan Hildebrand of Chicago, Illinois
“This can’t go on. Lead is out of my house, my paint, my water and my family. Products harming nature are out of my life. And I want out of this toxic relationship.”
By Donna Ferullo
“I’d heard rumors about how wrinkle-free shirts were too good to be true. But when I saw an article … [on] how my beloved shirts were emitting carcinogenic formaldehyde fumes, I couldn’t ignore the rumors any longer”
By Emily Enderle