Ripple propelled the issue of nanotechnology in food into the mainstream media. With stories in the NY Times and Scientific American, we are hoping to pressure companies into coming clean about their use of nano.
Ripple worked with renowned voting rights advocates to publicize a lawsuit about a last-minute “experimental” software patch that controls vote counting tabulators in electronic voting machines in 39 counties in Ohio.
Ripple teamed up with HealthyStuff.org and iFixit.com to release a new study on toxic chemicals in cell phones, including the iPhone 5 and Samsung’s Galaxy S III. NY Times, CNET, Wired and others covered this story.
The Ecology Center’s recent study of toxic chemicals in low-cost jewelry proves that lead, cadmium, nickel, mercury and other hazardous chemicals are contained in many of these products marketed to children.
Ripple and the Ecology Center teamed up to release a consumer guide to toxic chemicals in cars at www.HealthyStuff.org. Cars were tested for chemicals that off-gas and become part of the air we breathe.
Ripple promoted Greenpeace’s Guide to Greener Electronics which ranked 15 personal electronic device manufacturers according to performance on energy & climate issues, production of greener electronics, and sustainable operations.
Ripple generated hundreds of television, print and online stories on behalf of the Breast Cancer Fund when we released their study on BPA in Kids’ Canned Food. This report was also featured on CBS, Washington Post, AFP, ABC and more.
Ripple had the honor of working alongside the Havasupai Tribe of the Grand Canyon to publicize their settlement deal with the Arizona Board of Regents over the controversial use of their blood for medical testing.
Katie Couric joined the NY Times, Washington Post, LA Times and dozens of other outlets in covering a groundbreaking report that Ripple released on the health condition of America’s foodservice workers.
To generate media attention on behalf of Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families, Ripple came up with the idea for them to conduct a study on BPA on dollar bills. The report found this dangerous chemical on 95% of the bills tested.