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Graco Bans Flame Retardants

An online activism success! After nearly 4,000 parents signed Sara Snow’s petition to Graco, asking it to eliminate flame retardants from its children’s products, the company has committed to a flame retardant ban.

This is especially significant because Graco sells nearly 1 out of every 3 baby gear products in the United States. [...]

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Joining the Effort

We’ve recently seen how online advocacy leads to change — think of Pink Slime or BPA. What if we could get manufacturers to stop using cancer-causing chemicals in products like strollers and car seats? Take a few seconds to sign this petition to Graco telling its president that you oppose the use of flame retardants […]

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The Power of Online Consumer Activism

From the Chicago Tribune: “Social media turn up heat on food industry; Battle against ‘pink slime’ demonstrates growing power of online consumer activism.” “Pink slime” is inexpensive, ammonia-treated beef. Change.org hosted a petition urging the USDA to stop buying the substance for school-lunches. Within days, the National School Lunch Program, McDonald’s, Kroger, Safeway, and others […]

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