by Lindsay Dahl
We’ve got an incredible network of bloggers that care about safer chemicals. As a result, there was great online buzz building up to and during the National Stroller Brigade. In case you missed them, here are some of the blog highlights. Please feel free to share these with your friends!
Hannah, former speaker of the House of Maine and soon-to-be mother of two, shares the article, “Moms Will Lead the Way to Protect Our Kids From Toxic Chemicals” on HuffPost Green. Hannah discusses the incredible power of moms on missions to protect their families from harmful chemicals in our day-to-day products.
Shane from Environmental Booty, a mother of three, business owner and Stroller Brigade attendee asked us to take action on her birthday so we can win the battle against toxic chemicals. What a great idea!
Anne, from Flour Sack Mama, discusses the powerful and heartbreaking speech given by Polly Schlaff at the Stroller Brigade. Check out Anne’s blog for a thoughtful series on safer chemicals.
Lori, of Groovy Green Livin, shares her trip to DC for the national Stroller Brigade as well as the opportunity to meet with her two senators about the Safe Chemicals Act.
Micaela, from Mindful Momma, discusses her recent trip to DC for the national Stroller Brigade. She was so excited to meet with both Minnesota Senators and get a taste of what it is like to be a lobbyist. She also enjoyed meeting the other attendees—many of them bloggers as well!
Betsy, from Eco Novice, does an incredible summary of the shocking takeaways from the Chicago Tribune’s expose on the chemical industry. Betsy knows that these disturbing facts will spark others to get involved!
Lindsay Dahl, guest blogs on Non-Toxic Kids and discusses the importance of “One Click Activism.” She shares that although we are bombarded with action alert emails daily, each signature on the online petition for the Safe Chemicals Act makes a huge difference.
Katie, of Kitchen Stewardship, asks the question, Will the Safe Chemicals Act Be Enough? She outlines some of the biggest strengths of the Safe Chemicals Act and shares ways to get involved from home.
Katie, from Healthy Legacy, writes an in-depth blog about the harms of flame retardants that are used in much of our furniture and other household products. She encourages everyone to fight back with her against chemical deception and shares ways to support the Safe Chemicals Act from home.
Olivia, did a guest blog for Organic Aspirations, and shared the importance of attending the National Stroller Brigade as well as other ways to show support from home.
These are just a few of the highlights of what our online community can produce. For more great reads, check out our blogger network here.
What an incredible collection of posts -- let's get that reform passed THIS YEAR!!!Posted by: Betsy (Eco-novice) | Jun 25, 2012 5:42:06 PM
These Ladues are so inspiring I am honored to be on this list. Cannot wait until we can post that the Safe Chemicals Act has passed!Posted by: Shane Shirley Smith | Jun 25, 2012 3:09:56 PM
So many people from so many walks of life...all sharing heartfelt concerns. If only more families knew about this information to make more informed choices...Posted by: Anne | Jun 25, 2012 11:44:29 AM