Consumer & Personal Care Products Links
- Big Green Purse
Big Green Purse believes that the fastest, easiest, and most direct route to a clean, healthy environment is to shift our spending to environmentally-safe, socially responsible products and services. Visit Big Green Purse and learn how you can be part of that change.
- Campaign for Safe Cosmetics
The Campaign for Safe Cosmetics is a coalition effort which launched in 2004 to protect the health of consumers and workers by securing the corporate, regulatory and legislative reforms necessary to eliminate dangerous chemicals from cosmetics and personal care products.
- Magee Women’s Hospital of UPMC: Baby Steps to Green Parenting
View Magee's new film "Baby Steps to Green Parenting," a guide to environmental health for families.
- Organic Trade Association (OTA)
The OTA is a membership-based business association for the organic industry in North America whose mission is to promote and protect organic trade to benefit the environment, farmers, the public, and the economy with the hopes of organic products becoming a significant part of everyday life.
- Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families
The Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families coalition represents over 11 million individuals, including parents, health professionals, advocates for people with learning and developmental disabilities, reproductive health advocates, environmentalists, and businesses from across the United States – all joined together on the same platform to: take immediate action on the most dangerous chemicals still being used in consumer products, hold the industry responsible for the safety of their chemicals and products, and use the best science to protect all people and vulnerable groups.
- Skin Deep Cosmetics Database
Skin Deep is a cosmetics database and safety guide to cosmetics and personal care products brought to you by researchers at the Environmental Working Group. Use this database to see how safe your cosmetics and personal care products are.
- 2010 Sunscreen Guide
The Environmental Working Group assessed about 1,400 products with SPF, including beach and sports lotions, sprays and creams, moisturizers, make-up and lip balms. Only 39 beach and sports products earned EWG’s coveted “green” rating for safety and efficacy. All contain the minerals zinc or titanium. To read the full report and locate the products with a “green” rating visit this site.