One of the objectives of the conference was to find ways to scale green chemistry and what role, if any, should the GC3 play to support this idea.
My top blog entries for 2015 centered mostly on safer products, and the role retailers play in driving demand and educating their customers around those products. I thought it would be interesting to compare the popularity of my blogs in 2015. I wrote over 30 articles about chemical management, including blog posts on Chemical regulations. […]
This was the 10th BizNGO conference and there was much to discuss and learn. BizNGO is one of my favorite conferences because there is such a willingness to share information, brainstorm ideas and drive forward on the path to safer chemicals. I really like the interesting content, the cross industry collaboration and the valuable input from the NGO […]
New study finds toxic phthalates in many vinyl floors. A study released by the NGO Healthy Stuff finds toxic phthalates present in many vinyl floors. These floor materials are sold by major retailers including Lumbar Liquidators, Lowels and Home Depot. Phthalates are endocrine disruptors, which are chemicals that may cause low testosterone, birth defects and cancer. […]
Dark side of nail salons exposed. The New York Times recently published two reports about nail salons in New York. The first article, The Price of Nice Nails is about how female workers are underpaid, exploited and face ethnic bias and other abuse. The second article, Perfect Nails, Poisoned Workers, focuses on some toxic ingredients in nail products tied […]
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