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boy jumping into pool Safer Sunscreen for Summer

Common sunscreen brands can contain toxins so the more you slather, the more problematic ingredients your body absorbs. Try these sunscreens from green companies that are free from the most potent toxins, avoid problematic nanoparticles, and can still protect you from the sun.
women protesting Rana Plaza collapse Victory for Rana Plaza Victims

After two years of public pressure, the Rana Plaza Trust Fund reached its goal of $30 million in compensation for the victims of the Rana Plaza building collapse – the deadliest disaster in the history of the global garment industry. Additionally, the owner of Rana Plaza and 40 others will be tried for murder.
Victory! Similac Infant Formula Removes GMOs Similac Infant Formula Removes GMOs

Green America’s GMO Inside campaign celebrates Abbott’s announcement that it is removing genetically engineered ingredients from two of its Similac formulas. This victory is thanks to the tens of thousands of Green Americans who've taken action.
another GMO Inside victory! Hellmann's offers non-GMO mayo option Hellmann's Offers Non-GMO Mayo

Green America's GMO Inside campaign celebrates another announcement that Hellmann's is releasing a non-GMO mayonnaise dressing made with olive oil. Thanks, Green Americans, for taking action and making this possible.
Tell Congress: Oppose Toxic Chemical Industry Bill, for Human & Environmental HealthDemand Safer Chemicals for Our Health and the Planet

A recently introduced Senate bill fails to protect human health from toxic chemicals linked to a wide range of diseases and disabilities. We need to stop this bill in its tracks.
Starbucks infographic and report - From Crop to Cup From Crop to Cup: Impact of Sourcing Industrial Conventional Milk [Infographic]

Are you concerned about animal welfare conditions in factory farms, overuse of antibiotics, health of our oceans and pollinators, or health of generations to come? Then you should care about industrialized conventional dairy served in lattes at Starbucks.



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