Posts by Alesia Lucas
We had an amazing Twitter chat last Thursday. We shared a few tips and some info on #TSCA reform. Using our #SaferChemicals hashtag it was fun to interact with some of our partners, bloggers, and you!
Ecotourism is on the rise, and 1.8 billion people traveling will make a big impact. Let’s hope more travelers will look at ecotourism as an option. Perhaps you’ll consider it for your vacation this year.
Yesterday was Mother’s Day. All across the US, mothers were treated to breakfasts, gifts, outings, and a potpourri of goodies- I hope so! I’m sure Sunday was a real treat. But this year, let’s honor mothers in a way that endures beyond one Sunday in May. Our movement is filled with very active and concerned […]
When I heard that Nestlé USA is committing to remove artificial flavors and FDA-certified colors (like Red 40) from its chocolate candy, I was excited.
Launched in 2009, the Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families coalition runs the national campaign to protect public health from toxic chemicals in everyday products. If you or anyone you know is interested in interning with us we’d love to hear from you! Check out our internships.
Playgrounds should be fun AND relatively safe places for kids and adults to enjoy We recently blogged about concerns surrounding artificial turfs (with Gifs!), and a particular type of artificial turf has raised quite a few concerns- crumb rubber. Developed in the mid-1960s, synthetic turfs began popping up in stadiums and fields for professional teams. […]
This past fall, a city in New Jersey made national news when they decided to say “no” to an artificial turf. How many other cities are installing these concerning turfs without considering the risks they may pose to growing children?
We are going to be exclusively streaming the documentary Toxic Hot Seat that tells the story about toxic flame retardants and how they’ve gotten into our homes and bodies.
Meet Azodicarbonamide (E927.), the famous rubber/bead chemical that made headlines. Popular blogger Food Babe, created a petition that not only changed how Subway made its bread; it got the attention of New York Senator, Chuck Schumer. But, do we really know E927?
Lately our movement has gained some serious momentum, so to bring you up to speed as to why we need to take action on toxic chemicals, we put together this funny guide. These reality show wives tell it like it is. So sit back, relax and let Bravo’s Real Housewives of Orange County tell you about toxic chemicals.