Upcoming Events

MANAGEMENT OF WASTE FOAMS AND PLASTICS MIXED WITH FLAME RETARDANTS

Prior to the North American Hazardous Materials Management Association National Conference, Green Science Policy Institute will facilitate a half-day workshop on management of waste foams and plastics mixed with flame retardants. Participants will learn about the products that contain flame retardants and challenges associated with their end-of- life and will explore strategies for improved waste management.
When: Oct 10, 2016, 12:00 – 5:00pm
Where: NAHMMA Meeting, Portland, OR.

RESPONSIBLE DISPOSAL OF FLAME RETARDED FOAM AND PLASTIC: DEVELOPING THE BASIC SCIENCE

This one-day participatory workshop will bring together experts in academia and industry to develop basic scientific research projects pertaining to the responsible disposal of foams and plastics containing flame retardants.
When: February 8, 2017
Where: Berkeley, CA

GREEN SCIENCE POLICY SYMPOSIUM: THE FLAME RETARDANT DILEMMA AND BEYOND

This series brings together contributors from academia, industry, government, and citizen groups to share information on the science and policy of flame retardants, fluorinated chemicals, and other harmful chemicals to reduce their use and protect our health. More information on topics, speakers and registration coming soon.
When: February 10, 2017, 8:30am – 4:00pm
Where: University of California, Berkeley