EWG’s Guide to Healthy Cleaning may change your perceptions of safe, eco-friendly products

April 10, 2016 by  
Filed under Eco, Green

Comments Off on EWG’s Guide to Healthy Cleaning may change your perceptions of safe, eco-friendly products

If you’re a fan of the purported eco-friendly brands Seventh Generation or Method , the Environmental Working Group’s (EWG) newly expanded Guide to Healthy Cleaning may make you think twice about those products. The guide, which rates over 2,500 products on their effects on human health and the environment, gave both brands D’s and F’s on their rating scale. The guide said the products were rated poor due to toxic ingredients that posed moderate to high health concerns. Keep reading for a closer look as to why these household brands scored so low in EWG’s guide. READ MORE>

See the original post: 
EWG’s Guide to Healthy Cleaning may change your perceptions of safe, eco-friendly products

What’s holding green products back?

January 20, 2016 by  
Filed under Business, Eco, Green

Comments Off on What’s holding green products back?

Seventh Generation Founder Jeffrey Hollender and green chemistry pioneer John Warner weigh in on impatient investors, toxic ingredients and lagging innovation.

Here is the original:
What’s holding green products back?

How HP and Dell are reducing the toxics in their electronics

January 20, 2016 by  
Filed under Business, Green

Comments Off on How HP and Dell are reducing the toxics in their electronics

As global consumption of cellphones and other devices soars, industry searches for ways to decrease the threat of chemical components to people and the environment.

Continued here:
How HP and Dell are reducing the toxics in their electronics

Green and Clean: Eco-Friendly Laundry Products

May 2, 2014 by  
Filed under Business, Eco, Green

Comments Off on Green and Clean: Eco-Friendly Laundry Products

There’s really nothing like the fresh scent of newly washed laundry, so it’s too bad that many of the products we use to get our clothes clean are downright scary. Many detergents are petroleum-based and can contain a whole slew of potentially toxic chemicals , and most dryer sheets are made with tallow (or other animal fat). While some companies can voluntarily tell consumers what’s in their products, technically they’re not required to do so even if consumers ask. So, how do you choose the best eco-friendly laundry products from a shelf that is increasingly laden with new, eco-friendly products? That’s why we’re here to help: check out a few of our favorites below! Read the rest of Green and Clean: Eco-Friendly Laundry Products Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: eco laundry , eco-friendly detergents , eco-friendly fabric care , fabric , fabric softener , green laundry , green laundry product , green products , laundry , laundry detergent , laundry soap , method , mrs. meyers , seventh generation , soap , soap nuts , sustainable laundry

View original post here: 
Green and Clean: Eco-Friendly Laundry Products

Why Seventh Generation ties bonuses to sustainability goals

September 26, 2013 by  
Filed under Business, Green

Comments Off on Why Seventh Generation ties bonuses to sustainability goals

The strategy allowed the cleaning products company to meet all 2012 incentive goals.

The rest is here:
Why Seventh Generation ties bonuses to sustainability goals

Lessons from Ecologic Brands: How to make sustainability sexy

June 29, 2012 by  
Filed under Business, Eco, Green

Comments Off on Lessons from Ecologic Brands: How to make sustainability sexy

Sustainable products have an image problem: They tend to look sensible, not sexy. Here's how Ecologic Brands helped give Seventh Generation's liquid laundry detergent more shelf appeal.

Excerpt from:
Lessons from Ecologic Brands: How to make sustainability sexy

Environmental Distance Learning

June 25, 2012 by  
Filed under Business, Green

Comments Off on Environmental Distance Learning

The Centre for Environment at the University of Toronto specializes in innovative, completely on-line, distance education courses and certificate programs for working professionals.

Originally posted here:
Environmental Distance Learning

Did The Lorax Sell Out?

March 1, 2012 by  
Filed under Business, Green

Comments Off on Did The Lorax Sell Out?

In advance of his new film with Universal Pictures, The Lorax is promoting environmentally friendly sponsors such as HP, Seventh Generation and Whole Foods. He's also advertising a Mazda SUV.

See the original post:
Did The Lorax Sell Out?

Jeffrey Hollender & Seventh Generation: Lessons Learned at the End of a Chapter

June 28, 2011 by  
Filed under Business, Eco, Green

Comments Off on Jeffrey Hollender & Seventh Generation: Lessons Learned at the End of a Chapter

Jeffrey Hollender was unceremoniously ousted from Seventh Generation, a company he founded and worked tirelessly at for 23 years.

Read more here:
Jeffrey Hollender & Seventh Generation: Lessons Learned at the End of a Chapter

Seventh Generation, NatureWorks First to Earn USDA Biobased Label

April 7, 2011 by  
Filed under Business, Green

Comments Off on Seventh Generation, NatureWorks First to Earn USDA Biobased Label

 The USDA named the first 60 products that can carry a new label showing their bio-based content.

Read more:
Seventh Generation, NatureWorks First to Earn USDA Biobased Label

Next Page »

Bad Behavior has blocked 948 access attempts in the last 7 days.