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Walmart, California and beyond: The 411 on safer chemical rules image

This month, the California Department of Toxic Substances Control announced its first three "priority products" under the Safer Consumer Product Regulations: 1. Children's foam padded sleeping products containing the flame retardant Tris (1,3-dichloro-2-propyl) phosphate (TDCPP…
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Registration is underway for the GreenScreen training in Buffalo, NY! This in-depth experiential workshop is intended to educate designers and decision-makers on how to implement and/or utilize GreenScreen to compare and select safer chemicals for…
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Welcome to the first issue of our periodic community newsletter. It is our goal to provide you with updates on the GreenScreen method, case studies, opportunities to improve your GreenScreen assessment skills and upcoming events…
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Registration for the GreenScreen® Certified Practitioner Program is now open.  The Certified Practitioner Program provides advanced GreenScreen training and a professionally coached practicum beyond the introductory course.  Successful participants are eligible for professional certification to…
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Green Chemistry and Safer Stuff image

If it's on the store shelf, it's been tested and found safe, right? In this podcast with Annie Leonard of the Story of Stuff, Bev Thorpe of Clean Production Action talks about the hidden chemical…
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Clean Production Action is pleased to announce the publication of the final version of the GreenScreen v1.2 Chemical Hazard Assessment Procedure (Guidance). The Guidance is full of helpful information to facilitate clear and effective use…
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Our Take on Target’s New Sustainability Standard image

Yesterday Target introduced its new Sustainable Product Standard that it claims “will help establish a common language, definition and process for qualifying what makes a product more sustainable.” Target will implement its standard using the…
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