Events

Free ACS webinar – Tackling Toxics: The Chemical Class Approach towards Healthier Products and Materials

There are currently tens of thousands of chemicals on the market, screening them for safety can seem like an impossible task. Rather than addressing each compound one at a time, a chemical class approach could be used to address many of the chemicals of concern commonly found in consumer products. Arlene Blum shared more about this system and how it is used by large purchasers, manufacturers, retailers, and government decision makers. …

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The Flame Retardant Dilemma and Beyond

February 12, 2016

This symposium brought together contributors from academia, industry, government, and NGOs to share information on the science and policy of harmful chemicals found in consumer products and building materials.…

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Health and Hope from the Ocean Depths to the Mountain Tops

January 26, 2016

From the depths of the ocean to the highest mountain summits, our planet is under assault as never before. From very different perspectives, two female adventurers shared their extraordinary worldwide experiences to inspire action to meet urgent environmental challenges that face us now and in the future.…

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