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Firefighter Wipes - How to Choose

The good news is that awareness of the unintended health hazards of being a firefighter is increasing every day. The more people know, the easier it is to mobilize resources to help combat the problem. The bad news, of course, is that more awareness means more stories are popping up that shed light on just how dangerous firefighting is...and not because of the immediate hazards posed by smoke and fire. A recent symposium in Boston showed that cancer and heart disease are affecting members of the Boston Fire Department at 2½ times the rate of other city residents. Another sad irony is that the fire retardants used on furniture and building materials are now being blamed for elevated cancer rates...

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Festival Essentials

In April, Coachella got underway, kicking off festival season followed by some of the best festivals in the US, like Stagecoach, Lightning in a Bottle and Bonnaroo. There are still some big ones here in the US left to go including:  Bass Center, Lollapalooza and of course, Burning Man.  People come from all over the world to share a once-in-a-lifetime experience with strangers and peers at these events. Whether camping or not, staying at these weekend-long festivals takes careful planning so you can pace yourself and enjoy the action-packed, multi-day (and night!) energy of the event. We compiled a must-have list for all things festival-related, including some of our products that are perfect for the occasion. TO PROTECT YOU FROM THE SUN Because...

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Action Wipes for Firefighters are now EWG VERIFIED™

ACTION WIPES® AWARDED PRESTIGIOUS EWG VERIFIED™ STATUS EWG designation proves Action Wipes meet EWG’s strictest health and transparency criteria Atascadero, California – May 5, 2016: Life Elements, Inc. is pleased to announce that its award-winning brand, Action Wipes, has been awarded EWG VERIFIED™ status. Action Wipes will proudly carry the EWG VERIFIED™ seal, confirming they are free from EWG’s ingredients of concern and that their manufacturing processes meet the rigorous criteria of the Environmental Working Group (EWG) verification program. Firefighters across the United States and Canada are using Action Wipes to help reduce their chances of getting cancer. Since there are no current standards for Body Wipes, Life Elements obtained EWG VERIFIED™ status to provide an additional quantitative step in...

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ACTION WIPES® AWARDED PRESTIGIOUS EWG VERIFIED™ STATUS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   ACTION WIPES® AWARDED PRESTIGIOUS EWG VERIFIED™ STATUS EWG designation proves company’s commitment to health and transparency in an increasingly fragmented market. Atascadero, California – May 5, 2016: Life Elements, Inc. is pleased to announce that its award-winning brand, Action Wipes, along with their recently released Naturally Clean Face Wash Powder and Naturally Clean Body Wash Powder have been awarded EWG VERIFIED™ status. These products will proudly carry the EWG VERIFIED™ seal, confirming that they are free from EWG’s ingredients of concern and that their manufacturing processes meet the rigorous criteria of the Environmental Working Group (EWG) verification program. EWG, a leading environmental health nonprofit known for its trusted Skin Deep® product database, created this verification program...

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Terracycle and Action Wipes Partner

As we celebrate Earth Day 2016, Life Elements is very excited to announce our recent partnership with TerraCycle, a company that shares our goal to “eliminate the idea of waste.” We are already approved members of Leave No Trace and this combination of partners that have vetted our products and practices is an important part of our ethos and supply chain. Although we already do everything we can to make our wipes sustainably and to reuse them in every way possible, partnering with TerraCycle to effectively recycle all of our used wipes and packaging from our entire line is an important step towards creating a better, more environmentally friendly wet wipe. This step with Terracycle is a small but important...

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