Ripple teamed up with over 100 organizations nationwide to demand that Dollar Stores stop selling products with chemicals known to cause cancer, learning disabilities, obesity and other serious illnesses.
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.
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.
Crash tests aren’t the only way to prove the safety of a child’s car seat, according to research by the Ecology Center. Their original data shows that some car seats are made with dangerous chemicals that can lead to serious health risks.
While our client, Safer Chemicals Healthy Families, was lobbying to overhaul our failed federal chemicals policy, Ripple was working to draw connections in the public sphere between toxic chemicals and various health implications.
Ripple was hired by a group of green chemistry experts to introduce a “plastics scorecard” to help manufacturers, purchasers and government agencies replace harmful plastics with less toxic, more recyclable alternatives.