Amy Brenneman


"When I was younger, I had faith that I was taken care of by the government—in other words, that nothing would be on the market or in the air or water if it wasn’t safe. The realization that this wasn’t the case hit me when I became a mom. I learned that thousands of chemicals are used in products for children that aren’t tested on adults, much less kids. For instance, the chemicals in some conventional cleaning products such as general purpose cleaners, dish detergents, and glass cleaners can cause a range of health problems for children and adults, including respiratory irritation and chemical burns. At that point, I knew that I needed to take action, a