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Category Archives: Tom’s of Maine News

Preserving the Nature of a Healthy Community

Posted on June 13th, 2014

Posted by Susan Dewhirst, Goodness Programs Manager We feel a deep sense of purpose in supporting our communities and the planet we share. Here in Maine, that includes Mount Agamenticus, a small mountain in southern Maine considered to be a special, natural oasis. The Mount Agamenticus Conservation Region spans 10,000 acres and is one of [...]

An Underground Source of Sparkling Inspiration

Posted on June 12th, 2014

Posted by Peter Duquette, Manufacturing Facility Operations Manager We work with water every day. It plays an important role in the way we make our products, everything from soaps to toothpaste. The water in each of our products comes from a Maine aquifer, an underground reservoir that collects rainwater and filters it naturally. It’s a [...]

Plugging into the Power of Positive Change

Posted on June 10th, 2014

Posted by John Maravich, Manufacturing Facility Engineering Manager You hear a lot about green power these days: solar, wind, hydroelectricity, etc. That’s because the potential benefit for all of us, and the planet we share, is meaningful. In terms of wind alone, more than 80 countries are now plugging into this plentiful resource as an [...]

Meet Tom’s of Maine’s Goodness Circle

Posted on May 14th, 2014

Posted by Rob, Brand Manager of Citizen Engagement Tom’s of Maine has been in business for over 40 years, and we have always loved to talk to the people who buy and use our products.  This open and honest dialogue has been a great way for us to get and share new information and, more [...]

50 States for Good: One Winning Organization’s Story

Posted on November 27th, 2013

Posted by Dennis Blank, guest blogger I work as a volunteer for Trumbull Neighborhood Partnership, the organization I nominated for the Tom’s of Maine “50 States for Good” program. Being one of the winners will give us $10,000 to revitalize one of our town’s important neighborhoods, which is now blighted by vacant houses and empty [...]

Volunteering in America: 50 States for Good

Posted on October 15th, 2013

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

Posted on October 9th, 2013

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 [...]