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I participated in a campaign on behalf of Millennial Central for Seventh Generation. I received a promotional item and product samples as a thank you for participating.

Learn how you can help Seventh Generation fight toxic chemicals #FightToxins #sponsored

Did you know that there are over 80,000 chemicals that are available in cleaners and household supplies in the United States that have not been tested fully for how they effect the environment and health? That means that these potentially toxic chemicals could be having adverse effects on consumers health that we aren’t even aware of.

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Toxic Chemicals Can Cause Cancer

Scientists have been able to link exposure to toxic chemicals {found in many household cleaning supplies} to many health issues like cancer, Alzheimer’s Disease, asthma, birth defects, learning disabilities and many reproductive problems. It’s important to know what is in your household cleaning supplies so that you can make an informed decision when making purchases. Nobody wants to purchase something that might have adverse effects on their health in the future. When you are looking for household items that are free of toxic chemicals, Seventh Generation is an excellent alternative.

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We made a good first start when the US passed the Toxic Substances Act in 1976, but it has not been updated since even though many other major environmental laws have. Because of this, over 80,000 potentially toxic chemicals are used by consumer daily. These potentially toxic chemicals have never been properly tested so proper disclosures are not necessarily added to packaging.

What Can You Do To Help Stop The Use Of Toxic Chemicals?

I have teamed up with Seventh Generation to help spread this message. Join us in helping to put a stop to the use of toxic chemicals in our products. Become a Toxin Freedom Fighter by signing Seventh Generation’s petition. This petition aims to urge Congress to reevaluate the Toxic Substances Control Act for the first time since 1976.

You can also pass it around to parents and anyone else that you know who cares about what is in our home goods. You can also help to make those around you know that of the 80,000 synthetic chemicals introduced into the market since the Toxic Substances Control Act was passed in 1976, the EPA has only required testing on less than 10%.

Less than 10%!

That is ridiculous and unsafe.

I want my family to be safe and I do not trust big companies that use toxic chemicals to have my family’s best interest at heart. So, that means that I have to take a stand to ensure that my family is safe and that our collective voice is heard.

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I care about my family and I am sure that you care about yours. You can help Seventh Generation send a strong message to Congress by helping Seventh Generation reach its goal of collecting 100,000 Signatures by April 24th, Sign the petition for chemical reform and please urge your friends and family sign the form as well.

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About Dawn McAlexander

Dawn is a full time lifestyle blogger that runs the ship that is Cheap Is The New Classy. She loves to do home decor and DIY projects, organize stuff, enjoy a nice cup of coffee and travel. She currently resides in North Carolina with her husband, Jay, teen daughter, Amber, and too many furry {and not so furry} friends to count.

Comments

  1. We are hit with a lot of toxins and that is why I do a lot of cleansing detoxes. I like there are products out there that don’t add to our toxins.

  2. We’re in contact with many toxins daily, it’s nice to see that there are products who are trying to help with the situation.

  3. Yep! Toxins are the worst! It is great that companies like Seventh generation tries to do something about toxins in our homes

  4. I’m seeing a lot more people becoming so heavily conscious about chemical cleaners… I feel stuck behind. I really need to learn more and change my harmful products for natural options.

  5. Wow I had no idea I have to admit, though I do like greener cleaners I always think they do a better job anyway lol x

  6. This is so awesome! I’ve been telling my friends about this. It’s so important that the TSCA is revisited!

  7. I love that you are raising awareness about being careful about the harmful chemicals that you expose your family to.

  8. I think we all really need to think more about what we’re ingesting and breathing! This petition is worth signing!

  9. I do like Seventh Generation products. I have already signed the petition.

  10. I will definitely sign this. We need to be more safe!

  11. This is such a good campaign. I’ve already signed and I hope lots of others join in too.

  12. I love Seventh Generation products. They are one of the only dryer sheets I can use because of my daughter’s skin allergies.

  13. These products sound amazing. I really should try them.

  14. I wish I could find samples of their laundry detergent. My youngest is so sensitive to detergents that I want to try it out before buying the full size. I would love to use something that is better for the environment.

  15. It’s great that you are helping to raise awareness about this. I am always worried about what my kids might be ingesting!

  16. It’s scary to think the amount of toxic chemicals that is around us on a daily basis!! Makes me want to live in a bubble lol

  17. Toxins are bad, kay? Great cause for sure! Thanks for sharing :)

  18. I’m very glad they make seventh generation. I got to host a seventh generation house party a few years back. I been using the Seventh Generation line of cleaning products every since.

  19. I love Seventh Generation products. Thanks for getting the word out!

  20. We really need to do better in reducing toxins in the products we use. I have always believed that the toxins in our environment have been the cause or contributed to the the increase of many diseases and health issues.

  21. I love Seventh Generation products! We use their cleaners a lot!! Great post!

  22. Seventh Generation is a staple brand in our household. I signed the petition a few weeks ago!

  23. It’s so crazy that there are so many toxins out there. I love Seventh Generation products.

  24. I signed this petition. I think it’s important to know what is in our products. I’m not saying everything in the house has to be green, but it’s important to at least know what is what.

  25. I will have to try these out Looks amazing and I like that its going towards me going green

  26. Deborah says:

    I like Seventh Generation products. I don’t use many commercial products, since I try to use more natural cleaners as much as possible (vinegar for one).

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