Back-to-School Guide to PVC-Free School Supplies

Green Purchasing

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School lunches becoming healthier, statistics indicate.


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Substantially more schools are offering two or more fruits and two or more vegetables than in 2000, ...

Texas teenager creates $20 water purifier to tackle toxic e-waste pollution.


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A new filtering device, invented by a U.S. teenager, could provide a cheap and easy way to purify wa ...

Vegan party running federal election candidate in B.C.


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A party promoting a vegan lifestyle to save animals and the planet is fielding its first candidate i ...

Things to know: EPA water rules take effect in some states.


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New federal rules to protect smaller streams, tributaries and wetlands took effect on Friday — but ...

Be Safe



Precautionary Action Prevents Harm

The precautionary approach looks at how we can prevent harm from environmental hazards. It is a “better safe than sorry” practice motivated by caution and prevention. Why ask “what level of harm is acceptable?” when we can prevent pollution and environmental destruction before it happens. The Center for Health, Environment & Justice’s BE SAFE campaign is a nationwide initiative to build support for the precautionary approach. [Read more]

August 24, 2015 I’m Dying of Cancer … It Was Preventable - Mary has terminal lung cancer. Sh... [Link]
August 20, 2015 Fear of Toxic Air and Distrust of Government Follow Tianjin Blasts - Within minutes of... [Link]
August 14, 2015 In California, an unsatisfying settlement on pesticide-spraying - OXNARD, California... [Link]