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Volunteering in America: 50 States for Good

Volunteering in America: 50 States for Good

Posted by Bridget, Community Manager Here at Tom’s, volunteering is highly encouraged among employees. One of our benefits allows us to use 5% of our paid time to help out at a local nonprofit of our choice. This picture of me was taken at one of my own volunteer gigs – I help out with […]

Giving back to the community: 50 States for Good

Giving back to the community: 50 States for Good

Posted by Bridget, Community Manager One thing I like about working for Tom’s of Maine is the strong emphasis the company puts on giving back to the community. This comes in big forms, like our policy of donating 10% of our profits to charitable organizations. It comes in less public forms, like our employee benefit […]

5 tips to live healthier

5 tips to live healthier

Posted by Bridget, Community Manager Here at Tom’s, we have always believed that natural ingredients can make effective personal care products. We started with natural toothpaste back in the early seventies. Soon after, we started producing natural deodorant. Our line has since expanded to include mouthwash, floss and bar soap. But some of our most […]

Goals for a healthy lifestyle

Goals for a healthy lifestyle

Posted by Bridget, Community Manager I have always lived a relatively healthy lifestyle. I enjoy being active, I’m not a big meat eater, and sleeping is one of my favorite pastimes. But six months ago something happened that jolted my normal routine off track. I fell in love. Love is great, don’t get me wrong, […]

Cruelty free “ice cream” from just one ingredient!

Cruelty free “ice cream” from just one ingredient!

Posted by Bridget, Community Manager Because Tom’s of Maine is a cruelty free company, we are often the toothpaste company of choice for vegan consumers. While we are not all of us on staff eat a vegan diet, we do appreciate healthy recipes, and this cruelty free ‘ice cream” fits both bills. Ingredients Bananas. That’s […]

Fresh Fruit Popiscles

Fresh Fruit Popiscles

Posted by Bridget, Community Manager Is it just me, or are unhealthy treats so much more tempting in the summertime? I don’t even really LIKE ice cream, but if somebody invites me out for a sundae during summer, I go. Luckily there are plenty of healthier sweet treats that are easy to make – and […]

Watermelon Sorbet, a dye free treat!

Watermelon Sorbet, a dye free treat!

Posted by Bridget, Community Manager Here at Tom’s we believe in only using natural ingredients with true purpose. That’s why we produce products free of artificial colors – like our dye free toothpaste and mouthwash. But with so many tasty temptations on the market, how can you also keep your children’s food free of artificial […]

DIY: Environmental sustainability through raised garden beds

DIY: Environmental sustainability through raised garden beds

Posted by Bridget, Community Manager Environmental sustainability has always been a concern of mine – even long before I worked at Tom’s. I grew up in a home where resources were valued. We recycled before it was trendy, never allowed food scraps, and supplemented wardrobes with hand-me-downs. Sure, you could say my parents were just […]

Will a deodorant without aluminum work for me?

Will a deodorant without aluminum work for me?

I first learned about Tom’s of Maine’s aluminum free deodorant in college. My roommate Erin wore it, and so I decided to give it a shot. Growing up I had always used conventional antiperspirants. I was a competitive Irish Step dancer from age four to 18, and my long cardio workouts required a product with […]