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Monthly Archives: October 2011

Wheatsville Food Co-op Helps to “Keep Austin Weird”

Posted on October 27th, 2011

or over 40 years Tom’s of Maine has made contributing to positive social and environmental change a core value. And we are incredibly thankful for the efforts of retailers and customers who support us in these efforts, and undertake goodness efforts of their own. This week we’re featuring one of our retailers to thank them [...]

How to Make Bushing a Halloween “Treat”

Posted on October 20th, 2011

Posted by Susanne, Associate Brand Manager and resident Registered Dental Hygienist Did you know that one of the members of our brand team is also a registered dental hygienist? When we need advice on how to best take advantage of our natural oral care product line, we like to ask Susanne. Dear Susanne, The nightly [...]

DIY: Make your own Silly Strawberry Toothpaste Costume

Posted on October 13th, 2011

Posted by Bridget, Citizens’ Advocacy Representative Here at Tom’s, we love Halloween. And on more than one occasion, Halloween has loved Tom’s. Having received photos over the years from a few different consumers dressed as tubes of our Tom’s of Maine natural toothpaste, I decided to tackle the project myself. I have always loved constructing [...]

Energy Saving Tips from Tom’s

Posted on October 6th, 2011

Here at Tom’s of Maine, sustainability is always top of mind. That includes managing our energy consumption through the purchase of wind energy credits for our factory, the purchase of renewable energy (hydro and bio-mass) for our offices, and the installation of sensor-controlled fluorescent energy-saving lighting fixtures in both facilities. But how do we save [...]