Plastics Scorecard Press Release image

Plastics Scorecard ranks popular plastics Businesses praise new tool to assess “chemical footprint” of plastic Free Webinar on Plastics Scorecard will take place Tuesday, July 1, 11 a.m. ET.  (Somerville, Massachusetts) By switching the type…

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Sprint to sell iPhone cases made from methane-based plastic image

Sprint has announced it will soon begin selling iPhone cases made from a methane-based plastic known as AirCarbon™. Manufactured by Newlight Technologies, the plastic is made with methane captured from dairy farms and touted as “carbon-negative.” The technology seems…

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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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