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Fish Factor: Plummeting prices, flushed meds proposing to ban the flushing practice altogether. Pharmaceuticals and another closely related culprit, personal care products, began raising red flags in the mid-2000s when chemical traces were increasingly found in surface waters and...
California to phase out microbeads used in soaps, toothpaste

...microscopic exfoliating beads in personal care products sold in the state starting...legislation ensures that personal care products will be formulated with environmentally-safe...they met opposition from personal-care product companies. Amendments to...
Nation and World
Murkowski deserves props for raising toxic-injury awareness

...pesticides, cleaning products, air fresheners, dryer sheets, laundry soap, fabric softener and fragranced personal care products that people wear and use as part of normal living. Reactions can be minor or life threatening. Environmental...
What our recycling habits say about us's not enough to rinse, where you actually have to get in there with a brillo pad? Also, think of the many personal care products that come inside No. 1 and No. 2 plastic containers and/or cardboard cartons. Here is what my recycling says...
Sitka Local Foods Network a finalist in 50 States for Good contest

...and inspiring ways."For several decades, Tom's of Maine, a natural products company focused on oral and personal care products, has donated 10 percent of its profits back to the community and encourages its employees to use 5 percent...
Cancer patients learn new makeup techniques

...avoid the higher risk of infection. The "Look Good ... Feel Better" class, a collaboration between the ACS, Personal Care Products Council Foundation and the Cosmetology Association, was started nationally in 1989 and has been hosted in Fairbanks...
Alaska pollock fishery gets eco-label approval

...MSC, now independent, was created in 1997 out of a partnership between the WWF and Unilever, a food, home and personal care product company. More than 200 products now carry the MSC label available to consumers in 17 countries.
Photo: Valentine thanks

...donated the boxes; Dr. Schultz, who donated toothbrushes and toothpaste; and Rainbow Foods, which donated personal care products. Pictured from left are Anouk Otsea, Danelle Kasnick, Helen Thurston, Katherine Kane, Lexi Gross, Morgan...


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