The Workgroup for Safe Markets
We are a national collaborative of groups working to shift the market away from hazardous chemicals and toward safer chemicals and products. Together, we can protect our families and create a healthier, cleaner economy that works for all. On this website, you'll learn:
“Natural” on the package does not necessarily mean natural inside. Read the Consumer Report on these unnatural "natural" cosmetics.
Toxics in Dollar Tree Store Products? New Mega-Merger Provides Opportunity to Provide Safer Products. Read the press release.
Critics of Proposed Trade Treaty Demand Accountability for Toxic Chemicals. Groups worldwide send letter to US Ambassador & EU Commissioner. Read the press release.
Plastics Scorecard v.1.0 offers the first comprehensive method for assessing and reducing chemicals of high concern in plastics. Read the news release.
New tests find bee-killing pesticides in 51% of “bee-friendly” plants from garden centers across U.S. and Canada.
Read the full report, press release, and check the list to see which retailers have committed not to use or sell neonicotinoids.