Safer Made Newsletter, Julyy 2020

July 22, 2020

The chemistry of moisturizer formulation, progress on PFAS regulation, and a new Safer Made adviser: Mia Davis. 

Safer Made Newsletter, May 2020

May 06, 2020

A deeper dive into the chemistry of disinfecting and how we think about the future of antimicrobial technologies. 

Safer Made Newsletter, February 2020

February 27, 2020

Take a closer look at what is it means to call something biodegradable or compostable.

Safer Made Newsletter, November 2019

November 19, 2019

An overview of the latest developments to phase out PFAS chemicals. An introduction to our newest portfolio company, P2 Sciences, a biobased chemical company with a replacement for cyclic siloxanes. More funding news related to safer consumer products.

Safer Made Newsletter, October 2019

October 09, 2019

Test thyself, if you dare. Check out the new companies offering chemical testing to the savvy consumer. Say so long, farewell, auf wiedersehen to those little shampoo bottles as a number of new packaging and chemicals bans roll out in the past few months. Find out who is developing the safer alternatives.  

Safer Made Newsletter, June 2019

June 27, 2019

Scratch and sniff chemistry: the challenge of ingredient transparency in the cosmetics industry; also microplastics, recycling, and a safer home cleaning system.

Safer Made Newsletter, April 2019

April 02, 2019

The traditional chemical sunscreen active ingredients are facing increased scrutiny. The EU has estimated the cost of PFAS pollution. Plastic remains public enemy number one in the world of packaging.  

Safer Made Newsletter, January 2019

January 15, 2019

We’re dedicating our first 2019 newsletter to a review of 2018. Corporations and governments continued to take steps to reduce toxics and pollution and investment activity continued at pace.

Safer Made Newsletter, Fall 2018

October 31, 2018

Safer Made invests in Repurpose and shares some favorite gift ideas for the holidays. We also report some good news related to flame retardants, retail chemical policies and new funding for startups in the sector.

Safer Made Newsletter, Summer 2018

August 22, 2018

Straw bans, food packaging, and safer solvents all making the news in a very busy summer for safer chemistry. 

Safer Made Newsletter, May 2018

May 15, 2018

New materials for apparel and footwear, the case for prevention, why biobased chemistry companies keep running into trouble, and the lastest deals in safer chemistry.

Safer Made Newsletter, February 2018

February 01, 2018

Stay up-to-date with deals and startups related to safer chemistry and learn about the difference between biodegradable and recyclable food packaging.  

Safer Made Newsletter, December 2017

December 21, 2017

Read about recent safer chemistry news as well as an overview of financing in the sector. Also mark your calendars for the 23rd of January and join Safer Made in Denver at Outdoor Retailer.

Safer Made Newsletter, October 2017

October 23, 2017

The latest research on the impacts of pollution on human health. More movement on labeling standards in California and an updated chemical policy from Walmart. As well as the latest fundings and interesting news that caught our eye. 

Acquisitions of Method and Blue Bottle

September 27, 2019

SC Johnson acquired Method and Ecover for an un-disclosed amount. The acquisition is expected to boost SC Johnson’s naturally positioned brands, and follows the acquisition on Babyganics in 2016. Nestle acquired 68% of Blue Bottle Coffee for $425 million. The price would put the company valuation north of $600 million.

Safer Made Newsletter, September 2017

Fashion, Finance, and Fall Events from Safer Made

Target Invests in Safer Made

July 10, 2017

Target is making an investment in Safer Made, as a way to support safer chemistry innovation.

Safer Made Newsletter, May 2017

Plastics, Pesticides and Preservatives

Safer Made Newsletter, March 2017

Target, Unilever, and others moving to adopt safer chemistry.

Safer Made Monthly, Winter 2016

Safer Chemistry year in review.

Safer Made Monthly, October 2016

October 17, 2016

The cost of endocrine disruption and chemicals in our food system.

Plastic substitutes and other breakthroughs from 25 years of green chemistry

October 06, 2016

Green Chemistry experts share their reflections on 25 years of Green Chemistry and the innovations that will remove toxic chemicals from our consumer products.

Safer Made Monthly, Aug/Sept 2016

September 08, 2016

The impact of chemicals in our water supply along with reflections on the current innovation landscape in safer chemistry. 

Safer Made Monthly, July 2016

July 20, 2016

From regulation to innovation, and why there may be phthalates in your burger.

Safer Made Analysis of the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act

June 02, 2016

Read about the impact of The Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act, a bill designed to reform and modernize the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) of 1976.  

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