WVE’s Top 5 Blog Posts of 2018
We look forward to bringing you more news-you-can-use about fragrance chemicals, safer salons, ingredient disclosure, non-toxic cleaning and period products in the New Year. It’s going to be a busy 2019 — and we’re so excited to have you with us!
FDA Moves to Take Triclosan out of Hospitals
In 2015, the FDA asked the manufacturers to supply them with necessary safety and efficacy information regarding the use of antibacterial chemicals. Two and a half years later, and still no data...
Three Things to Know About FDA’s Recent Ban on Triclosan
The FDA issued a final rule banning the use of triclosan and 18 other less commonly used antibacterial chemicals from household antibacterial soap products. But there are three VERY important things to know about this ruling.
4 Tips For a Safer Back-to-School
From avoiding disinfectant wipes to PVC-free school supplies, here are 4 easy steps you can take to ensure a safer, non-toxic, back-to-school for your kids.
Underarm Harm? What’s So Bad About Antiperspirants?
Research has shown that many of the substances -- like aluminum, parabens & triclosan -- commonly included in deodorant products are absorbed into the body. And that's not a good thing...
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!
Tips for Avoiding Chemicals Associated with Cancer Risks
Useful and practical tips to help protect your health from chemicals linked to cancer.
Are Your Personal Care Products Affecting Your Fertility?
Try to avoid this list of ingredients when you can - even when not trying to get pregnant.
The Year That Women Won Against Corporate Giants
In 2013, women used our economic power like a rising tide that lifted even the biggest companies on a wave of progress to eliminate toxic chemicals.
What Took Walmart So Long?
It's time that we all make it our business to read labels, ask questions, and make smart, informed decisions about the chemicals in the products that we bring into our homes.