Take THAT Toxic Chemicals!

It is a good time to be living in Vermont! Gov. Shumlin has officially signed a bill into law to regulate toxic chemicals in children’s products: The Vermont Department of Health will list potentially harmful chemicals on its website starting … Continued

Minnesota Bans Triclosan

We here at Vermont Soap have been long-time believers that triclosan is a dangerous chemical and should be removed from products for the general public. Looks like Minnesota agrees! “Although many people have never heard of triclosan, most of us … Continued

Vermont Takes a Step Toward Tomorrow

This story doesn’t directly relate to soap making or your health, but as conscientious Vermonters, we just had to share: Vermont is taking another step forward to reducing the amount of waste that gets dumped into landfills every year! The … Continued

Congratulations to Crissy in PA!

Review and Recommend Winner! Crissy from Pennsylvania put our soap to the test when her dog Belle was sprayed by a skunk! Her fantastic review of our patchouli hemp shower gel that she used to wash Belle has won her … Continued

Update From The Soapman

Vermont Soap Founder and CEO Larry Plesent fills us in on what’s been happening for the past month as he works to rebuild our factory.

Fire At Factory

UPDATED: July 8, 2014 Just after 9pm on Wednesday, June 4th a fire broke out in one of the production areas of our factory. Thankfully no one was in the building at the time, and the fire department responded quickly. … Continued

CCTV Faces of Africa

The organization Just Shea is a social business created to increase the leverage, income and safety of women in Ghana. Just Shea buys the nuts from the women who collect them, and sells them to other local women for processing. … Continued

Even More Reasons to Like the Neem Tree

For over 4000 years the people in India, Southeast Asia and Africa have used the Neem tree to stay healthy. In fact, the Sanskrit word for Neem is “nimba”, which means “good health”. The bark, leaves, fruit, seeds and oils … Continued