Resources: Publications

Alternatives to PFAS-Coated Food Packaging

1/24/2018 Clean Production & Toxic Free Future Publications Fact Sheets

Nonstick chemicals known as per- and poly-fluorinated alkyl substances (PFAS) are commonly used in disposable food packaging and food service ware as an oil and…
01 24, 2018
Naturepedic: Taking a Precautionary Approach to Chemicals in Products

12/13/2017 Clean Production Action Publications Case Studies

This case study of the Naturepedic, a manufaturer of organic mattresses,  exemplifies a company that has considered safer chemistry as a fundamental design element and…
12 13, 2017
Chemical Footprint of Products Commonly Used in Pediatrics Departments

12/5/2017 Clean Production Action Publications Reports

What is the Chemical Footprint of Health Care Products? Nonprofit Clean Production Action Evaluates Products Commonly Used in Pediatric Patient Rooms for Hazardous Chemicals A…
12 04, 2017
TV Reality: Toxic Flame Retardants in TVs

9/20/2017 Toxic-Free Future & Clean Production Action Publications Reports

Televisions have historically contained large amounts of flame retardants, which scientists believe has contributed to the presence of toxic flame retardants in the home environment.…
09 19, 2017
Chemical Footprint Project Report 2017

8/2/2017 Clean Production Action Publications Reports

Read the findings from the 2016 Survey.
08 01, 2017
The Case for Chemical Transparency

2/22/2017 Clean Production Action Publications Fact Sheets

Customers and business leaders are driving the trend to full chemical ingredient disclosure.  As one company states, "Transparency is fundamental to running a sustainable business." …
02 22, 2017
Lifting the Nano Veil: A Peek at Nanosilver With GreenScreen®

November 2016 Coming Clean Publications

Peeking at hazard data for silver and nanosilver. Scientists and people concerned about toxic chemicals in products, worked together through the organization Coming Clean –…
11 30, 2016
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


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


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


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


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


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