The New York Pollution Prevention Institute’s EcoHour series and the National Pollution Prevention Roundtable co-hosted this webinar as part of Pollution Prevention Week 2012, “Safer Chemicals for a Safer World”. This webinar focused on the EPA’s Design for the Environment Program. It also looked at other EPA initiatives such as the Green Sports Initiative.
Bridget Williams is the Outreach Lead for the EPA’s Design for the Environment (DfE) Program. As part of the DfE team, Bridget collaborates with a broad range of stakeholders, including science and policy professionals, product manufacturers, and environmental advocacy groups, to improve the human and environmental health effects of chemical-intensive products. Prior to joining DfE, she served as a Peace Corps volunteer in the West African country Burkina Faso where she taught high school Physics and Chemistry. Bridget has a Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of Washington and a B.S. in Chemistry from Colorado State University.