We know about chemicals in our food and cleaning products, but what about our clothes? Studies show that traces of toxic chemicals — specifically nonylphenol ethoxylates (NPEs) — had been found in products made by 14 big-brand clothing manufacturers, including Adidas and H&M. When 13 year-old Maya Shea Penn found out what conventional clothes were doing to the environment, she decided to start her own company dedicated to toxin-free fabrics and philanthropy. Her company, Maya’s Ideas, has earned her international recognition, and she’s even published her own book!

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