Help Make Chemicals Safer For Our Kids and Environment

by Dagmar Bleasdale on March 28, 2014

Seventh Generation{This post is brought to you by Seventh Generation. All opinions are mine.}

Did you know that many chemicals that are in everyday products we use for our kids and families are potentially toxic and harmful? Products sold in the U.S., like toys and food containers, are NOT regulated and tested for safety!

Of the 85,000 synthetic chemicals introduces into the market since the Toxic Substances Control Act was passed in 1976, the EPA has required testing on less than 10 percent.

This law hasn’t been updated in 38 years — yet 20,000 new chemicals have been added. You know how important green and healthy living is to me — and this outrages me!

Most chemicals are never tested for their impacts on human health and the environment. It is time to update the regulation on these chemicals, and you can be a part of this change.

Seventh Generation has worked for 25 years towards creating healthy home by delivering plant-derived products using bio-based ingredients. Now they are working hard to push for reform on TSCA, to have all of these chemicals studied, evaluated, and tested.

How can you get involved and make the world safer for our kids?

Join Seventh Generation & me and sign their petition for safer chemicals!

Sevenths Generation petition for safer chemicals

Demand that Congress reevaluate the Toxic Substances Control Act for the first time since 1976. The goal: to collect 100,000 signatures that the Toxin Freedom Fighters will deliver to Congress on April 30, 2014 to start a reform of those outdated, dangerous practice of toxins not being checked.

You can help create change and a safer world!

Visit www.fighttoxins.com to sign the petition.

Together, we CAN make a difference. Please share this post and the petition with as many people as possible.

Social media is so powerful — make your voice heard with Twitter, Facebook, Google+, and Pinterest shares! #FightToxins

We want a safer environment for our kids, is that too much to ask?

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