October 24, 2013
Join this series of half-hour webinars concerning six classes of chemicals which contain harmful substances found in consumer products. This engaging and informative series will hold weekly Tuesday webinars at 2:00 pm eastern continuing into December. Please click here to register. If you have questions about the webinar series, contact Sam Busener at firstname.lastname@example.org.
October 29, Anti-Microbials (triclosan and triclocarban)
Gary Ginsberg, PhD, Toxicologist, Connecticut Dept. of Public Health, Yale University and U. Connecticut
November 5, Flame Retardants (PBDEs, tris, Firemaster)
Arlene Blum, PhD, Visiting Scholar in Chemistry, UC Berkeley, Green Science Policy Institute
November 12, Plasticizers & Endocrine Disruptors (BPA, phthalates)
Carol Kwiatkowski, PhD, The Endocrine Disruption Exchange, Inc.
November 19, Solvents (toluene, xylene, acetone etc.)
Liz Harriman, Deputy Director, Massachusetts Toxics Use Reduction Institute
November 26, Heavy Metals (arsenic, lead, mercury, cadmium, etc.)
Graham Peaslee, PhD, Hartgerink Professor of Chemistry, Hope College
December 3, Do We Need It?
Debbie Raphael, Director, California Department of Toxic Substance Control
December 10, Green Chemistry
Bob Peoples PhD, former Director of ACS Green Chemistry Institute
October 23, 2013
All presentations and some question time are planned to fit in these 1-hour time blocks, followed by an additional 30 minutes of Q&A for those with the time available.
Tuesday, October 29th from 10:30 - 11:30 ET
Overview of issues
Register at https://mpca.webex.com/mpca/onstage/g.php?d=255793259&t=a
Wednesday, November 20th from 10:30 - 11:30 ET
Organizing a state- or provincial-scale coal tar reduction program
Register at https://mpca.webex.com/mpca/onstage/g.php?d=596266927&t=a
Thursday, December 12th from 10:30 - 11:30 ET
Outreach education for coal tar phase-out action at the local level
Register at https://mpca.webex.com/mpca/onstage/g.php?d=597512081&t=a
October 14, 2013
Date: December 3-4, 2014
BizNGO 2013 - Taking Action to Safer Chemicals
From Corporate Chemical Scorecarding to Alternatives Assessment, we are preparing a deep dive into accelerating the movement from chemicals of concern to human health and the environment to safer alternatives.
Join leaders in this work, from Amanda Cattermole (Levi Strauss & Co.) to Ken Geiser (professor emeritus, University of Massachusetts Lowell) in 2 days of working together in learning how do better in chemicals in products and supply chains.
For agenda details and registration: https://bizngo2013.eventbrite.com/.
For questions, contact Andrea Dow @ email@example.com.
August 26, 2012
March 31 – April 3, 2014
Join leaders from industry, academia, government, non-profits, U.S. EPA Region 5, and those involved in the National Pollution Prevention Roundtable’s Safer Chemistry Challenge Program for these exciting events:
April 1 – 2, 2014: 2014 Great Lakes Green Chemistry Conference: Innovating for Success
Learn first-hand about the business case for Green Chemistry and how companies can take advantage of technical assistance opportunities to help them move forward in their own effort to promote sustainability.
The purpose of this conference is to show how innovations in green chemistry drive advances in business, academia, policy, and human health protection in the Great Lakes region, and how integration and collaboration of these areas are crucial for success. Possible topics may include the connection between business and green chemistry, resources and tools, chemicals policy, research and education, and the state of the Great Lakes.
The conference will include keynotes, plenary sessions, panel sessions, breakout sessions, and a poster networking exchange.
For more information please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
March 31: GLRPPR Conference
This conference will be preceded by a half-day GLRPPR conference.
November 15: GreenScreen Training (space is limited)
This conference will be followed by a one-day training on the hazard assessment tool the GreenScreen™ for Safer Chemicals., a tool developed by Clean Production Action for identifying chemicals of concern and selecting safer alternatives.
For more information, please contact email@example.com.
**Who should come: business and industry, state and local governments interested in pollution prevention, not-for-profits, academia, and labor.