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Protect Kids from Toxic Chemicals: Tonight on #EcoTipTue



Join us TONIGHT for #EcoTipTue on Twitter. We have special guest Lindsay from Safer Chemicals to discuss what we can do to strengthen current toxics legislation to protect all kids from chemicals in their homes, schools and products. It’s at 9pm ET/6pm PT on Twitter. All we need is YOU! Just follow #EcoTipTue, @MomsRising and @Non_Toxic_Kids. […]

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8 Toxins to Avoid in Shampoo and Body Wash



This post is sponsored by Earth Mama Angel Baby and Green Sisterhood.   Picture this. You are trying to finish your grocery shopping. You are hungry, but more importantly, so are your kids. The window for getting what you need with children in relatively good spirits is quickly closing. You need to grab organic shampoo and body […]

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Compromise Bill: The Chemical Safety Improvement Act of 2013



My first post about “scary” BPA containing bottles.  Well, it’s about time. We’ve been writing about The Safe Chemicals Act for years. Since 2008 when I started Non-Toxic Kids, we’ve been calling for a re-write of the ancient 1976 Toxic Substances Control Act. Right now, we have at least 85,000 chemicals on the market that […]

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Day of Action: Support the Safe Chemicals Act!



With over 80,000 untested chemicals in our everyday products, and cancer, learning disability rates skyrocketing, our chemical management system is broken.  In fact, it hasn’t been updated in more than 30 years. Seriously. While scientists discover more connections between certain chemicals and cancer rates. While autism rates go through the roof. While girls and increasingly […]

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