Last month, Target announced a new program in which it will rate products based on their transparency, ingredients, and environmental impact. According to Target’s website, the 100 point system will be implemented first on personal care, beauty, household cleaning, and baby care products.
Given how big of a reach Target has, this is big news: zillions of customers, average Americans (as opposed to the average Whole Foods shopper), with more sustainable and less toxic affordable products at their fingertips. Continue reading →
I hate air fresheners. Hate hate HATE. All they do is cover up smells with other sickly smells. Seriously people, there are better ways to make your home or car or garbage cans more olfactorily pleasing. (Is that a word?)
Taylor and I recently came in close contact with a hawaiian scented Febreeze thing that was meant to cover up garbage stench in our building. A few minutes later Taylor was turning pink and having a hard time breathing. Meanwhile, I was shuddering at the thought of all the hormone disrupting chemicals in those things.