A Beauty Awakening

“Conscious Beauty. Clean Beauty. Green Beauty. Sustainable Packaging. Selfcare. Wellness. Health. Safety…” These are key buzzwords for today’s conscious-beauty consumer. She/he strives to protect the environment, prevent animal testing, ensure healthy ingredients, guarantee fairness in manufacturing and labor, and support noble social causes — all while looking beautiful. [Randa Fahmy | September 8, 2020 |…

Braskem America factory workers lived at a plant for 28 days to make PPE raw materials to fight coronavirus

Editor’s note: For American workers stepping up to provide COVID supplies, we don’t need to drop those contracts (like facemasks) as happened after SARS. Government procurement needs to (a) STOP the low-price contracts which are really pro-China contracts and (b) offer longer-term contracts to USA producers so we can build capacity here. Otherwise we won’t…

E-Commerce and Your Family

How safe are the items you are purchasing online? By Greg Owens On January 24, 2020 there was a press conference in Washington given by the Department of Homeland Security, which is responsible for US Customs, and Dr. Peter Navarro, Assistant to the President for Trade and Manufacturing Policy.  Think about the last time you…