This post was originally published on July 16, 2021. It was updated to reflect current developments and republished on March 6, 2023. Probably the greatest concern (or complaint) our customers have about our products is their plastic packaging. We do have some excellent non-plastic options for our customers—including our Bar Soaps and Organic Magic Balms—but the majority of our products are currently packaged in plastic.
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.
February is a month to celebrate and honor the contribution and achievements of people of African descent to World History. It is a time in America for us to reflect on our collective legacy and learn from our past to inspire a new future. Oakland-based, Black-led organization Spearitwurx has created an experience like no other as part of their work to inspire intergenerational wellness and racial healing.
Holocaust Remembrance Day, January 27, 2023 A few months ago, our good friend and Dr. Bronner’s Director of Social Action Adam Eidinger invited me, my wife Mia Bronner, my 25-year-old kid Maya Lin-Bronner, and our friends Ariel Vegosen and Kris Furnish, to accompany him and his eighteen-year-old daughter Arundhati to visit Auschwitz in Poland. Set up about sixty miles outside of Krakow,
Dr. Bronner’s is proud to mark the ninth year of our philanthropy program to support efforts to end the exploitation and suffering of animals used for food. This commitment is made alongside the company’s other core causes, including regenerative organic agriculture, criminal justice and drug policy reform, fair trade and fair pay, and community betterment initiatives in the San Diego area.
A record $15.2 billion was spent on unwanted gifts in 2019, and at least 4% of those gifts ended up in the trash. If you’re looking to cut down on gift waste this year, check out these eco-friendly gifts that are perfect for friends and family! These gifts are certified good for people and the planet.
While it was an intense process that not everyone was psyched about, I’m grateful to all the community leaders who gave such great input and feedback that helped shape and refine the Natural Medicine Health Act (NMHA) into the most progressive drug policy this country has ever seen. In particular, a shoutout to Kevin Matthews, Veronica Lightninghorse,
Dr. Bronner’s Nonprofit Partners are Making a Better World for Animals and All of Us By Lauren Stansbury Animal Advocacy is a core cause of Dr. Bronner’s philanthropic giving. By the end of 2022 the company will have donated more than $4 million (since 2013) to support work to end the systemic exploitation and suffering of animals.
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.
Thanks for reading this blog posted on National Coming Out Day, Oct 11th. For some time, I’ve thought it would be a good idea to “come out” and celebrate that I’ve considered myself “about 25% girl” for quite a while. I was in a fair amount of denial about this until a dramatic LSD and MDMA mediated initiation into spirit world in Amsterdam in a gay trance club called Mazzo,