Mind the Store Campaign
Consumer electronics at a store near you may soon be free of certain hazardous chemicals. Best Buy is the latest retailer to announce progress in tackling toxic chemicals in products in recent months.
Costco members got some welcome news this month about its “Smart Screening” program to address toxic chemicals in some of the products the company sells.
“Oh no, not Costco!” That’s what tens of thousands of consumers are saying about the company’s failure to announce a public policy to reduce toxic chemicals in products sold in their stores. As a result, it’s time for us to take this campaign to the next level to convince Costco to “mind the store” and announce a safe chemicals policy, and we need Costco members to help!
UPDATE: In October 2015, Macy’s announced that it would stop selling furniture containing flame retardants! Keeping your family safe and healthy can be difficult these days. It seems like every new product that comes out has some scary toxic chemical in it just waiting to be linked to equally scary health problems. Brominated and chlorinated […]