Seventh Generation’s Million Baby Crawl {and giveaway! Ends 11/12}

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This is a great cause and YOU an get involved just by creating a crawling baby…here’s some more info…

From Seventh Generation…

“Seventh Generation have created the Million Baby Crawl (www.millionbabycrawl.com) to help educate and empower parents to raise their voices for stronger standards on toxic chemicals.

Did you know that…

  • In the 33 years since Congress passed that nation’s chemical regulatory law, the Toxic Substances Control Act (TCSA), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has required testing on just 200 of the more than 80,000 chemical compounds developed for products used in the home.
  • Under the current law, the EPA does not have the authority to demand the information it needs to evaluate a chemical’s risk, and neither manufacturers nor the EPA are required to prove a chemical’s safety as a condition of use.
  • 1.25 million kids younger than six are unintentionally poisoned in the home each year by things like cosmetics and personal care products, cleaning substances, pain relievers and cough and cold medicines (American Association of Poison Control Centers)
  • Studies show that nearly 200 industrial chemicals and pollutants have been found in the umbilical cord blood of newborns (Environmental Working Group).

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So what can you do?

Go to the Million Baby Crawl website, create a baby and share it with all of your friends!  You can share via email, twitter and facebook – they make it really easy for you! You can also go check out the babies that are already crawling and support them and their message!

GIVEAWAY!

p98516zSeventh Generation wants to help one Ohana Mama reader clear out the chemicals in their home and is giving away a Seventh Generation Starter Kit!

How to Enter:

Go visit the Million Baby Crawl website and leave me a comment telling me one thing that you learned.

Extra Entries:

  • Create a crawler and share it on Twitter, facebook or in an email to a friend (you can get one extra entry for each way that you share…be honest :) )
  • Tweet everyday about this giveaway with the hashtag #mbcrawl – unlimited opportunity, leave a comment for each tweet that you do
  • Subscribe to The Ohana Mama
  • Blog about it – get 5 extra entries – leave a 5 comment with a link to your post
  • Vote for me here and get an extra entry to all giveaways. You can vote once daily so you can potentially get one extra vote every single day on every single giveaway on The Ohana Mama, now until December 31st. Be sure to vote every.single.day! Just say “I voted!” in a new comment in the giveaways. Any questions? Let me know! Thank you thank you!

Ends: 11/12 at 11:59 p.m. Hawaii time

US only

Winner is

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Comments

  1. Patti Bright says:
  2. I’m a subscriber

  3. One of the things a reformed Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) should include is the requirement that companies that make & use chemicals should be required to provide full information on the impact of all their chemicals on health and the environment.
    tylerpants(at)gmail.com

  4. Voted for you! Good luck!
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  5. Subscriber
    .-= Khrystina´s last blog ..Softlips Pure { Review and Giveaway } =-.

  6. I learned that only 200 have been tested out of 80,000 chemicals that have entered the market!
    .-= Khrystina´s last blog ..Softlips Pure { Review and Giveaway } =-.

  7. Laurie Murley says:
  8. Patti Bright says:
  9. I’m an email subscriber!

  10. I was shocked to learn that the EPA is required to test only 200 of more than 80,000 chemicals…wow…jaws wide open!

    I’d love to be entered into this giveaway for a much greener alternative of cleaning!

    Jes

  11. Patti Bright says:

    Good morning :)
    Here’s my daily tweet
    http://twitter.com/plb8156/status/5587688154
    plb8156@aol.com

  12. I voted for you!! Good luck!!
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