Greenwashing is a marketing tactic used by companies to falsely give the impression that their product is environmentally friendly, actively helping the environment, or is derived from natural sources and therefore nontoxic to the body. Greenwashing is accomplished through “green” label imagery, misleading claims, and several other methods. Table of Contents Brief History of Greenwashing The Negative Effects of Greenwashing How to Spot Greenwashing on Body Care Products What to Look for on Truly Eco-Friendly Products We’ve all seen products plastered with green imagery and words like “natural,
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Celebrating 75 Years of Soap and Stories
Quick note: Thank you to everyone who participated in our story contest in the comments below and on our social channels! Your stories have been incredibly fun and inspiring! Our Cosmic Principles in Action Over 75 Years It was never just about the soap. When Emanuel Bronner founded Dr. Bronner’s in 1948, his not-so-secret mission was to spread a message of transcending divides and uniting the human race.
How to Make Your Own Dr. Bronner’s Pure-Castile Soap Scent
One question we get asked frequently by our passionate customers is if we have plans to release [fill in the blank]-scented liquid Castile Soap. But did you know that it’s quick and easy to make your own liquid Pure-Castile Soap scent? Read on to find out how! Before jumping in to making your own scent,
Avoid These Toxins in Your Everyday Home and Body Care Products
This article is intended for informational purposes only and does not constitute medical advice. A number of toxic chemicals are found in common, everyday home and body care products that can cause health issues. Learn which ones to avoid when buying for you and your family. Table of Contents Common Toxic Ingredients Body Care Toxins to Avoid Label Red Flags for Home Care Products Common Laundry Toxins What to Use Instead When it comes to health matters,
2022 Midterms | Dr. Bronner’s Down-Ballot Voter Guide
Tuesday, November 8th is Election Day. With all 435 seats of the House of Representatives and 35 of the 100 seats in the Senate being contested, this election has the potential to see many shakeups in our country’s leadership. Meaningful change comes as much from grassroots efforts as it does from leadership at the top. That’s why we believe that voting on down-ballot measures is so important.
No, You Can’t Smoke This Soap
We could think of no better way to raise awareness about regenerative, organically grown cannabis, than to create this amazing Sun+Earth Cannabis-Scented Bar Soap, only available as part of the 2020 Sun+Earth crowdfunding campaign. Sun+Earth Certified is the first-of-its-kind certification for cannabis products that are grown outdoors in a regenerative organic agriculture model. It’s a guarantee that cannabis is grown in soil in the sun without chemicals by fairly paid farmers and workers.
Heal Soul! Victories for Psychedelic-Assisted Therapy and Drug Policy Reform
We’re celebrating the successful passage of two ballot initiatives that Dr. Bronner’s funded as part of our Heal Soul campaign, which supports public education efforts, advocacy organizations, and political campaigns around the country working to mainstream psychedelic-assisted therapy and medicines to treat depression, PTSD, addiction, and end-of-life anxiety. Both the Oregon Psilocybin Therapy Initiative Yes on 109 in Oregon,
Dr. Bronner’s Voter Guide
Tuesday, November 3 is Election Day, and this is your last chance to vote in state and federal elections. Did Election Day sneak up on you? You’re not alone! There may still be time to cast a ballot in your state through same-day registration and in-person voting at your local polling location. Click here to learn more about your state: https://www.eac.gov/voters/register-and-vote-in-your-state While we’ve been saturated with news for months about the high-profile races for the White House,
Industrial Agriculture is Fueling the Crisis in the Amazon
Dr. Bronner’s is Matching Donations to Amazon Watch this Month For the last couple of weeks, the news has been full of stories about fires in the Amazon rainforest. Record numbers of fires have been lit this year, numbering over 70,000—an 84% increase over last year. Industrial agriculture in the Amazon, which includes cattle ranching along with vast monoculture soy and palm plantations,
Dr. Bronner’s Stands for Comprehensive Immigration Reform
“Be an engine for positive change—share profits, share talent, share muscle, share voice—give & give, fund & fight!” – Dr. Bronner’s Cosmic Principle #6 Dr. Bronner’s was founded in the U.S. by Emanuel Bronner who, after losing his parents in the Holocaust, promoted a message of love and unity. In what he would call the “Moral ABC,” Emanuel urged us to realize our unity across religious &