Trending Topics: 3 Must Reads - Week of May 12 image

Dear BizNGO Community, Here at BizNGO we’re launching a pilot project called “Trending Topics,” where we identify 3 must read news items that touch upon our work on Chemicals & Health, Safer Alternatives, and Policy…

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How to Find Safer Alternatives to Chemicals of Concern Webinar image

Alex Stone, Senior Chemist at the Washington State Department of Ecology, joined us for a deep dive into the Interstate Chemicals Clearinghouse (IC2) Alternatives Assessment Guide. The Guide provides options for how to evaluate alternatives to chemicals of concern and identify safer alternatives. Alex elaborated on the details of the Guide and discussed how it will inform Alternatives Assessments in Washington State.

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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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GreenScreen® Newsletter - March 3, 2014 image

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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Certified Practitioner Program Registration Underway image

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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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 that inform the GreenScreen method.  The GreenScreen® List Translator maps…

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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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