Now that the final Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) reform bill is on the President’s desk, it is a good time to reflect on what it represents and what’s next.
As you may have seen, the Senate did not vote on TSCA reform yesterday after all. Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky objected to the procedure for a quick vote (known as “unanimous consent”). Because the Senate is in recess through next week, the maneuver delays a vote until at least the week of June 6. […]
Recently, Target quietly posted a rather important update to its sustainable products standard addressing toxic chemicals.
Keeping your family safe and healthy can be difficult these days. It seems like every new product that comes out has some scary toxic chemical in it just waiting to be linked to equally scary health problems. Brominated and chlorinated flame retardants are perfect examples of toxic chemicals hiding in everyday consumer products. They are […]
Green and Prosperous began as a vehicle for getting the word out about how toxic chemicals are routinely used in the products we buy. The Little Guidebook for Green Moms and Dads is the first ebook in a series of “Green Guidebooks” published by Kelly Pemberton.
When it comes to moving our economy away from unsafe chemicals, perhaps no one has more power than major retailers to push suppliers and manufacturers, and ultimately the chemical industry, toward more responsible practices.
States have been where most of the action to protect people from toxic chemicals has happened in recent years. So the the Udall-Vitter bill is rightly drawing fire for limiting the ability of states to act in several ways.
As many of us are getting ready for our big Thanksgiving holiday meals, dangerous chemicals may be lurking in our favorite Thanksgiving dishes.
Lately our movement has gained some serious momentum, so to bring you up to speed as to why we need to take action on toxic chemicals, we put together this funny guide. These reality show wives tell it like it is. So sit back, relax and let Bravo’s Real Housewives of Orange County tell you about toxic chemicals.
BPA and other toxins that can be found in our food and products are at levels dangerous enough to be concerned with and we need to encourage companies to ditch the chemicals and toxins in our products.