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How much lead is in your lipstick? Why is lead used in lipstick? Are my personal care products safe or are they toxic?
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Here is an article from Sustainable Business Oregon regarding cosmetics labeling .
What people are saying
"The passion and momentum for creating sustainable communities is strong, and having a group like Sustainable Communities AZ to bring it all together, from business to education to individuals, it's definitely what we need."
Laine Seaton, Executive Director
Environmental Fund for Arizona
Why bother? What’s in it for me? I’m not green.
All of us are "green" or in other words, we have an impact on our environment based on the daily decisions we make. From our store purchases to our personal habits, we all make a difference.
Together, we make a huge difference which has a direct affect on the quality of our personal health, our environment and our local economy.
Please review the topics under the How To Get Started tab and consider placing some of the no-cost, healthy-living, money-saving, economy-building ideas into practice today.