5 tips to reduce your risk and protect the planet

Happy Earth Day! When we make protecting Mother Earth from toxic chemicals a priority, we are also prioritizing prevention of breast cancer and numerous other health issues. Here are our top five tips to protect people and planet: 1. Find safe ways to fight germs. These days it seems like everything claims to be antibacterial—soaps, … Read more…

How Women’s Power Shifted an Entire Industry

by Cassidy Randall, Director of Outreach & Engagement, Women’s Voices for the Earth When Women’s Voices for the Earth launched our Safe Cleaning Products Initiative in 2007, no companies were listing ingredients in their cleaners. Not one of them. Not a single ingredient. And companies across industries—cleaning, personal care, feminine care, and beyond—routinely kept fragrance … Read more…

ConsumerWatch: Walmart Phasing Out Some Harmful Chemicals (CBS, 9/13/13)

Our own Science and Education Manager Connie Engel discusses three of the toxic chemicals that should top Walmart’s pending hit list in an interview that aired on CBS-San Francisco.

Hey Guy, Toxic Shampoo Is Bad for You Too! (Huffington Post, 5/21/2013)

Breast Cancer Fund Director of Program and Policy Janet Nudelman explores the threats to men’s health from personal care products in this Huffington Post blog.