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Game Change! 321 Compact for Safe Cosmetic Champion Companies!

Very exciting news! “Consumer demand for safer products drives fastest-growing market segment” Yes, the cosmetics game is changing! 321 Companies have passed all of the Compact for Safe Cosmetics compliance requirements and 111 are in process! Here is a list of the champions.  http://safecosmetics.org/downloads/MarketShiftCompanies.pdf The Environmental Working group, a founding member of the campaign, celebrates the … Continue reading

New York City Organic! Gust Organics Restaurant, ABC Home Organic Products, and Funky Subway Man!

So, my singer/actress/teacher sister Susannah, (seen above amidst terrifying gang of stuffed animals), and I took a trip to New York City recently on our usual starving-artist-style, shoestring budgets! We are so grateful for wonderful friends who offered us beautiful, cozy accommodations and a delicious breakfast! We stopped by ABC Home which must be the biggest indoor … Continue reading

Ted Turner’s 11 Voluntary Initiatives. Real Cowboys Protect the Planet!

Eleven Voluntary Initiatives  http://www.visionsmc.com/2011/03/25/ted-turners-voluntary-initiatives/  By Ted Turner 1. I promise to care for Planet Earth and all living things thereon, especially my fellow human beings. 2. I promise to treat all persons everywhere with dignity, respect, and friendliness. 3. I promise to have no more than one or two children. 4. I promise to use my … Continue reading

Less Toxic Living: 6 Smart Items for a Safer Kitchen

Glass Microwave popcorn popper by Catamount Glass (no wasteful bags or chemicals! )  $19.95 from mightynest.com (via non-toxickids.net) Cold Beverage Jar with Stand.  $59.99 Serve drinks from glass instead of plastic! from crateandbarrel.com   Weck glass food containers. $21 for this Leftover Set. Stainless clamps and rubber rings for secure seal. (Put away the tupperware!) http://www.heathceramics.com  OR Airtight … Continue reading

Amy Butler’s Blissful Organic Cotton Prints Change the Game!

Bliss!! I cannot lie. I have a huge thing for beautiful fabrics and fabric prints. A couple years ago I fell head over heals, madly, deeply in love with Amy Butler’s bright, passionate, joy-filled designs. I knew then and there that we needed Amy Butler on Team Organic. So… About a year and a half ago … Continue reading

(video) Japanese Member of Parlaiment: It’s time to tell the truth – Nuclear reactors, response, and media coverage

A very profound interview with Kuniko Tanioko, a Japanese politician of the Democratic Party of Japan, a member of the House of Councillors in the Diet (national legislature). She is a member of the Research Committee on International Affairs, Global Environment and Food Issues and Director of the Committee on Foreign Affairs and Defence.  Her blog: http://taniokachannel.blog105.fc2.com/  A deep and sincere thank you to Kuniko Tanioko … Continue reading

(video) Fantastic TEDtalk by Van Jones: The Economic Injustice of Plastic

Van Jones, globally recognized, award-winning pioneer in human rights and the clean-energy economy, co-founder of three successful non-profit organizations: the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights, Color of Change and Green For All, best-selling author of the definitive book on green jobs: The Green-Collar Economy, and true hero. “http://www.ted.com Van Jones lays out a case against plastic pollution from … Continue reading

New! Healthy Beauty: A safe beauty guide by true hero Dr. Samuel Epstein

Doctor, award winning investigator, and hero, Samuel S. Epstein, MD has dedicated his life to cancer prevention. His new book, Healthy Beauty: Your Guide to Ingredients to Avoid and Products You Can Trust [Paperback], is just waiting to be dog eared, underlined, and highlighted (will be by me!)  I have no doubt that this book will be … Continue reading

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