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:
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.
Official World Cup sponsor, Adidas, announces detox roadmap to be PFC-free by 2017. Read the press release and Adidas' policy.
Toxic chemicals don't belong in feminine products. Period. Women's Voices for the Earth has a message to Procter & Gamble, makers of Tampax and Always. Watch the video.