WVE’s Top Five Blog Posts of 2016!
From non-toxic weed killer and avoiding microbeads, to fragrance chemicals and the safety of fragrance ingredients, we’re so grateful that you rely on the Voices Blog for tips, updates and insight into ways you can raise your voice for a toxic-free future!
How You Can Support Fragrance Free Public Spaces
Helpful fragrance-free policies and other resources to help make your case for why everyone’s health is better off without unnecessary and uncontrollable fragrance exposures.
Open Letter to SC Johnson from Leading Scientists Asking Company to Remove Toxic Galaxolide
Top scientists join us to express their concerns about the environmental impacts of Galaxolide, a toxic fragrance chemical that is ending up in the environment and in you.
The Fragrance Funhouse
From pizza dough perfume, to floral scented tampons the fragrance funhouse is getting spooky! We are so afraid of bad smells, and have convinced ourselves that smelling-good is the same thing as being clean and in some cases, being healthy.
SC Johnson’s Journey Along ‘Disclosure Road’
Taking a look at how far SC Johnson has come on the road to ingredient and fragrance disclosure and important next steps for their chemical safety screening.
Non-Toxic Life Lessons from Mom
On a national holiday when we celebrate Moms, and other influential women in our lives, it only seemed fitting to share a few of the invaluable pieces of wisdom I’ve gotten from my mom!
‘Proprietary Ingredients’ Should Not Come Before Children’s Health. Ever.
The youngest of my three children, Brandon, has an unusual medical condition that has greatly affected his life. He has a severe, life-threatening allergy to the chemicals (fragrance) used in Axe Body Spray.
Is Your Morning Routine Riddled With Toxic Chemicals?
I started doing the math on the toxins I was exposed to just during my morning routine. I was shocked, and more than appalled, especially when I thought of all of the women just like me who are using the same products every single day.
Safer Choice: 100 Cleaning Products Now Carry EPA’s Fragrance-Free Label
64 household & institutional cleaning products now carry the EPA's fragrance-free label giving those concerned about fragrance chemical;s the opportunity to more easily find fragrance-free products.
Let’s Abolish the Toxic Tampon Tax Too!
NPR dubbed 2015 the Year of the Period, but from the looks of it, 2016 has some real changes in the works that will make having periods a lot less painful. Will safer feminine care products for all women be among those changes?