Explore Our History of Sustainability

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1888

Church & Dwight introduces "Beautiful Birds of America" trading cards to promote the importance of preserving the environment.

1907

Church & Dwight institutes the use of recycled paperboard to package household products.

1938

Continuing the tradition of environmental education, ARM & HAMMER™ creates and distributes "Birds: Nature's Protectors" posters across the country.

1970

ARM & HAMMER™ introduces the market's first phosphate-free laundry detergent.

1970

In April, 1970, Church & Dwight was honored to be the sole corporate sponsor for the first Earth Day.

1980s

Church & Dwight began developing Dry Sorbent Injection solutions to reduce air pollution from stack gases.

2006

Church & Dwight launches ARM & HAMMER™ Essentials Laundry Detergent.

2018

Church & Dwight plants approx. 3 million trees in partnership with the Arbor Day Foundation.

2018

100% of global electricity demand is supplied by renewable energy sources.

Present

Church & Dwight’s journey has been a long and successful one. For the past 173 years, our commitment to quality, purity, integrity and performance has distinguished our culture and products and will continue well into the future!

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