Learn five facts about plastic bags, including how many are used yearly worldwide, where plastic bags end up and how few are recycled.
Read about the negative aspects of plastic, including the fact that it’s made from fossil fuels and can contain harmful chemicals including BPA.
Read about one of the worst drinking-water disasters this country has ever seen, unfolding in Flint, Michigan, and learn how mothers are coping.
Find out how environmental toxins influence a woman’s risk for breast cancer throughout her life.
Read why you should ditch plastic in your home and learn ways you can minimize sources of plastic pollution around the home using DIY solutions.
Take this quiz to learn how much you know about the toxic chemicals you may encounter in everyday products, around your home or in the wider world.
Read a review of the film “Stink” which explores why companies don’t want consumers to know what’s inside the products we buy.
Learn about the health dangers of breathing asbestos and learn what’s being done about asbestos in schools.
View this fact sheet to learn how toxic chemicals impact your health and find out why we need toxic chemical reform.
Learn why microbeads are harmful to the environment and find out how the U.S. came to ban microbeads through the “Microbead-Free Waters Act of 2015.”
Learn about the toxic chemical PFOA, a chemical used in the manufacture of Teflon by DuPont, and learn how broken our system of chemical regulation is.
Read about the passage of the Lautenberg Act, updating the EPA’s ability to regulate toxic, harmful chemicals in our products and environment.