February 11th, 2013

Disney: Have a Heart This Valentine’s Day

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Groovy Green Livin Disney Valentine's Day

This Valentine’s Day we are asking Disney to have a heart and we need your help. As many of you know, I started a petition asking Disney to remove toxic chemicals found in their Spiderman and princess lunch boxes. This is a guest post from our friends at the Center for Health, Environment & Justice, the incredible organization behind the study that revealed high levels of toxic chemicals in children’s lunch boxes. 

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. This Valentine’s will be a great opportunity for you to show your love for a toxic-free future.

Disney is the largest licenser of consumer products in the world, and our recent investigation found that many Disney branded school supplies are filled with high levels of toxic phthalates. Phthalates are so toxic they’ve been banned in toys and have been linked to asthma, birth defects and ADHD.

These chemicals have no place in our children’s Disney school supplies. Join us in telling Disney to make our dreams come true this Valentine’s Day – no more toxic school supplies!

TAKE ACTION: Send a Valentine to Disney and show your affection for a healthier world. Here’s how:

  • We created these Valentine’s signs you can print out and take a photo with.
  • Click this link and download our Valentine’s signs.
  • Print your favorite image. Feel free to make your own, or decorate it with your favorite Valentines Day flare. Be creative and have fun!
  • Take a picture of you, your family, your pet, with the sign using your camera or phone.
  • Email us your photo to disneyvalentine@chej.org and we’ll send it on to Disney.

Looking for photo inspiration? Here’s a great photo sent by Campaign for Safe Cosmetics and the Breast Cancer Fund.

Groovy Green Livin Breast Cancer Fund Photo

We’ll make sure your photo gets to the decision-makers at Disney, and will also share the photo on our websites.

Don’t wait – tell Disney to have a heart this Valentine’s Day.

Yours for a toxic-free Disney,

Mike Schade, Campaign Coordinator
Center for Health, Environment & Justice (CHEJ)

photo credit: FotoRita [Allstar maniac] via photopin cc

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4 Responses to “Disney: Have a Heart This Valentine’s Day”

  1. […] And we’d be remiss if we didn’t also take this opportunity to discuss some of our allies’ Valentine’s Day Campaigns. The Center for Health, Environment & Justice is asking Disney to “Have a Heart” and get toxic chemicals like phthalates out of their lunchboxes and other children’s school supplies. Learn more and take action here. […]

  2. […] over to Lori’s site and choose a pre-made sign, print it out and take a photo with […]

  3. […] sure to support Lori of Groovy Green Livin’ petition to require Disney to remove  toxic chemicals from their Spiderman and Princess lunch […]

  4. […] And we’d be remiss if we didn’t also take this opportunity to discuss some of our allies’ Valentine’s Day Campaigns. The Center for Health, Environment & Justice is asking Disney to “Have a Heart” and get toxic chemicals like phthalates out of their lunchboxes and other children’s school supplies. Learn more and take action here. […]

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I’m Lori Popkewitz Alper, a recovering attorney, mom of three and the Founder of Groovy Green Livin. I hope you'll join me as I embark on a journey to live a healthy life. Along the way I might make a few pit stops to fight for issues that affect the health and safety of our families. Come along with me as I work hard to make the world a little safer for each of us. Together we'll discover that simple, small changes can lead to a healthier lifestyle and a greener planet.

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