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toxic chemicals in cleaning products

Spring Clean the Cleaning Industry!

Spring has sprung and we have spring cleaning on the brain. We’re thinking about the fact that many conventional product brands contain ingredients that are bad for our health, and bad for the planet. But with your help, we're changing that...

Joint Statement on California Cleaning Product Right to Know Act: CSPA, WVE, BCPP, EWG, NRDC

The carefully crafted compromise that was voted on today was developed through intense NGO-industry stakeholder negotiations and has generated an unprecedented coalition of support made up of over 100 organizations and corporations ranging from breast cancer prevention and clean water advocates to janitors and domestic workers to some of the world’s largest multinational cleaning product companies.

Changing the Smell of Clean

The fragrance can be the most toxic part about conventional cleaning products. Other aspects of them can be dangerous, but only if you touch or ingest them. Guest post by Lisa Bronner.

Statement of Support: Rep. Ruiz’s Cleaning Product Right to Know Act

Women’s Voices for the Earth supports the recently introduced Cleaning Product Right to Know Act (H.R. 2728) sponsored by California Congressman Raul Ruiz. The legislation requires ingredient labeling for household and institutional cleaning products. Under current U.S. law, cleaning products are not required to disclose ingredients.