Mind the store in CT in 2017
Clean Water Action and the Coalition for a Safe and Healthy CT are lead partners in a national campaign urging major retailers like Walmart, Target, CVS and Home Depot to "Mind the Store." We identified the top global retailers, met with corporate leaders and urged them to adopt a comprehensive chemical policy that restricts the use of toxic chemicals that pose a health hazard to consumers--and many are listening! Recently, after meetings, days of Action at Target stores across the country and receiving a copy of our "Retailer Report card",
Target upped the ante for the entire retailer sector by announcing a new safer chemicals policy along with ambitious goals to increase transparency of chemicals in products, reduce and eliminate harmful chemicals like flame retardants and phthalates, and invest in research into safer alternatives! Read more here.
Our Connecticut team had a great "Thank you Target" event in Meriden. Stay tuned for more updates coming soon!!