Resources: Publications

The Plastics BAN List

11/3/2016 The 5 Gyres Institute, Clean Production Action, Surfrider Foundation, and UPSTREAM Publications Reports

An analysis and call-to-action to phase out the most harmful plastic products used in California. Download the report.
11 03, 2016
Chemical Footprint Project Report 2016

5/19/2016 Clean Production Action, Lowell Center for Sustainable Production, Pure Strategies Publications Reports

The first annual Chemical Footprint Project report highlights the financial risks that companies face due to chemicals of high concern (CoHCs) to human health and…
05 19, 2016
GreenScreen used in Galaxolide assessment

April 2016 Women's Voices for the Earth Publications Alternatives Assessments

Galaxolide: A Long-lasting Fragrance Contaminating the Great Lakes Galaxolide is a synthetic musk, a commonly used fragrance ingredient found in household products. Galaxolide is widely…
04 26, 2016
BPA Buyer Beware Report

March 30, 2016 Clean Production Action; Breast Cancer Fund; Ecology Center; Campaign for Healthier Solutions; Mind the Store Campaign Publications

A new report released on March 30, 2016 by six nonprofit organizations that tested nearly 200 food can linings for the toxic chemical, Bisphenol A…
03 29, 2016
GreenScreen v1.3 and LEED v4

Publications

How do the changes from GreenScreen® version 1.2 to version 1.3 affect the List Translator score of a chemical? Are List Translator scores in Pharos…
03 07, 2016
GreenScreen V1.3 Revision List

Publications

This updated release of GreenScreen® for Safer Chemicals Hazard Assessment Guidance (Guidance) v1.3 (March 2016) features new, in-depth instructions on using the GreenScreen® List Translator…
03 07, 2016
BizNGO-Chemical Footprint Conference 2015 Selected Speaker Interviews

12/8/2015 BizNGO Publications

Check out these selected speaker interviews from the 2015 BizNGO-Chemical Footprint Conference! Nicole Koharik Nicole Koharik, serves as the global sustainability marketing director for GOJO Industries, a global…
12 15, 2015
Alternatives to Methylene Chloride in Paint and Varnish Strippers Report

Molly Jacobs, MPH; Bingxuan Wang, PhD; Mark S. Rossi, PhD October 27, 2015 Publications Alternatives Assessments Reports

Download the entire report Read more about Model Assessments and download individual chapters New Report: Alternatives to Methylene Chloride in Paint and Varnish Strippers: Availability…
10 26, 2015
How to Use GreenScreen® for LEED v4 FAQ

Publications

A list of frequently asked questions about how to use the GreenScreen for LEED v4.
10 20, 2015
How to Use GreenScreen® for LEED v4

Publications

The new How-To guide provides step-by-step instructions to help industry professionals create a Manufacturer’s Inventory, obtain and use the GreenScreen List Translator and/or Benchmark scores,…
10 20, 2015
UN Features Mark Rossi’s Business Case For Managing Chemicals

September 2015 UNEP Publications

In conjunction with the UN’s Sustainable Development Summit, which took place in New York, an article was published by Mark Rossi in the UN’s “Our…
09 01, 2015
GreenScreen Overview

Publications

Overview of GreenScreen for Safer Chemicals.  Includes how it works, identifying chemicals of high concern, practical uses of the method, and the Benchmark system.  
12 16, 2014
UNEP Report: The Business Case for Knowing Chemicals in Products & Supply Chains

October 2014 Mark Rossi UNEP Publications Reports

Key messages: Regulatory requirements, customer demands, media attention, non-governmental organization advocacy, product recalls, and market opportunities are driving companies to know more about the chemicals…
10 01, 2014
Triclosan and Triclocarban GreenScreen Assessments

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GreenScreen Assessments of two chemicals commonly found in consumer goods - triclocarban and triclosan - are now available for viewing.
07 08, 2014
Chemicals in Consumer Products are Draining Trouble into the Great Lakes Ecosystem

July, 2014 Beverley Thorpe Publications Reports

Most people are unaware of how widespread triclosan and triclocarban chemicals are in their daily lives. Triclosan is found in liquid hand soaps, cosmetics, toothpastes,…
07 08, 2014
Plastics Scorecard

July 1, 2014 Ann Blake, PhD and Mark Rossi, PhD Publications

The Plastics Scorecard v.1.0 offers the first comprehensive method for assessing and reducing chemicals of high concern in plastics. “From baby bottles made with BPA…
07 01, 2014
GreenScreen® Guidance and Resources

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GreenScreen® for Safer Chemicals is a method for comparative Chemical Hazard Assessment (CHA) that can be used for identifying chemicals of high concern and safer…
11 08, 2013
GreenScreen® List Translator

Publications

The GreenScreen® List Translator is an abbreviated version of the full GreenScreen method that can be automated.  It is based only on the hazard lists…
11 08, 2013
Commons Principles for Alternatives Assessment

Publications

Addressing Chemicals of Concern to Human Health or the Environment Alternatives Assessment is a process for identifying, comparing and selecting safer alternatives to chemicals of…
10 18, 2013