Archive for the ‘safe cosmetics’ Category

It’s that time of year again when we look back at the work we did together – from right here on our computers (or smart phones, tablets … you get the idea). This is a compilation of the most read action alerts and the issues they communicated. Throughout this past year, we fought against roll-backs […]

Check out this great interview about toxic chemicals in personal care products with Mia Davis of the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics. The Maine Women’s Policy Center is Planning Safe Cosmetics awareness events at campuses across the state, email to get involved. Campaign for Safe Cosmetics:

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(AUGUSTA) The battle over efforts to reduce children’s exposure to toxic chemicals heated up significantly today with a public hearing on LD 1129, a bill that would gut Maine’s popular Kid-Safe Products Act. At first blush, Friday’s unanimous committee vote to replace bisphenol-A (BPA) in reusable food and beverage containers seemed to point to a […]

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Estelle Hayes puts the arguments of the cosmetics industry to bed in a great piece about toxic chemicals in personal care products, and the problem of cumulative toxic exposure. We all have our morning routines. My daily regimen includes an assortment of personal care products, including shampoo, conditioner, deodorant, lotion, a little bit of makeup; […]

What a year! Between a hard fought legislative campaign, a lively election season, an outpouring of grassroots activism, and some exciting visitors, 2010 kept us busy and brought about a whole slew of new experiences and achievements to our work. It was challenging to pick just five moments out of the myriad momentous moments that […]