One of the many contributing factors to climate change is consumption, as the result of the extraction of resources like petroleum and gas used to make products.
CARB is helping to reduce smog and reduce public exposure to the hazards associated with smog. Fragrances are well known sources of air pollution, but they have always had a sweetheart deal with CARB.
Over the last 4 years, crucial environmental protection policies have been reversed, weakened, or subverted. As a result, our health is more threatened by toxic chemicals than ever.
We all deserve safe, healthy products. Check out WVE's best practices for donating + tips on how to have a more sustainable gift-giving season!
Fragrances are well known to be sources of VOCS; emissions which contribute to air pollution. But they have always had a sweetheart deal with California Air Resources Board. It's time to change that. TAKE ACTION!
2020 marks Earth Day's 50th and WVE's 25th anniversary. Milestones like these are something to celebrate. But they are also a reminder that the urgency to protect our health and our environment is as relevant as ever.
This decision was made amidst rising evidence of links between the impact of long-term air pollution and deaths from COVID-19 and is an affront to the communities who are literally fighting for their lives.
We need to be real that what’s happening to our climate is connected to what’s found in the products under our sinks, in our cabinets, and on our shelves.