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Tell America’s top retailers: Take action on toxic chemicals in your products!

Who's Minding the Store, the 2017 Retailer Report Card was released recently. It shows that while some retailers are making improvements in getting toxic products off their shelves, the industry as a whole is failing to protect consumer health.

Sally Beauty received an F in the Retailer Report Card

Tell Ulta, Sephora, and Sally Beauty: It’s time for a makeover

Beauty product retailers can use their purchasing power to ensure the products sold on store shelves are safe, but the top three companies received poor marks on consumer health. Ask these companies to become consumer health leaders in the beauty product sector today.

Road salt ends up in Minnesota lakes and rivers. Photo: flickr.com/mango_sparrow (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

Help protect our lakes and rivers from chloride pollution

As Minnesotans, we love our waters – it’s part of who we are. But lakes and creeks in our cities are getting a bit salty. It’s time for the state to address this issue and take legislative action to address salt pollution. Take Action Now!

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Protect Minnesota families and firefighters from toxic flame retardants

Rhode Island and Maine recently banned a class of flame retardants called organohalogens and it’s time for Minnesota to do the same! Ask your lawmakers to stand with the health of families and firefighters today.

Aisle in a store, blurred. Photo credit: gyn9037 / Shutterstock

Tell Albertsons to get toxic chemicals off their shelves

Albertsons is one of the top grocery chains in the US with subsidiaries like Safeway, Jewel-Osco, Acme, Shaw's and Randalls and a total of 2,200 stores across the country. This summer, tell Albertsons it’s time for a Detox!

Minnesota Capitol building (istock, fotoguy22)

Prioritize Environmental Protection in the Next Legislative Session

Take action today and urge your legislators to prioritize clean water, the environment and public health.