Take Action to Get Dangerous Flame Retardant Chemicals Out of Homes

Take Action to Get Dangerous Flame Retardant Chemicals Out of Homes
We have devoted several blog posts to toxic flame retardant chemicals that are used in home furnishings. (Read more here and here). With a recently published series in the Chicago Tribune, it has been uncovered that flame retardant manufacturers have used deceptive lobbying techniques to ensure their products are required by law. Now we want… Read more »

Plastic: A Toxic Love Story. Author event tonight at Books, Inc. in Berkeley

Plastic: A Toxic Love Story. Author event tonight at Books, Inc. in Berkeley
Tonight, in Berkeley, journalist Susan Freinkel will be reading from her new book, Plastic: A Toxic Love Story at Books, Inc. Each year we use and consume more plastic; we’ve produced as much plastic in the past decade as we did in the entire twentieth century. Plastics draw on dwindling fossil fuels, leach harmful chemicals,… Read more »