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

PVC Alternatives Guide

Sam Suds

This Vinyl School

Betty The Be Safe Duck

PVC Free University

Walgreens Week Of Action organized by Mind The Store Campaign. Their competitors like Target and Walmart have already begun to take action, we want Walgreens to feel the heat and be the next major retailer to develop a corporate chemicals policy.Click here to download tool kit.

Phthalates Heighten Risk for Childhood Asthma

Asthma risk increased more than 70 percent among a group of children exposed during pregnancy to high levels of the household chemicals butylbenzyl phthalate and di-n-butyl phthalate

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How Toxic Are Your Kids’ School Supplies?
Huffington Post Canada
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Study: Some Chinese PVC factory Workers at Greater Risk for Kidney Stones
Plastic News China
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PVC: Unhealthy for Our Nation’s Children and Schools

Healthy schools free from toxins are critical to a child’s health and well-being. Most of the time spent during the years that children’s bodily and intellectual capacities are developing is spent inside school buildings. An emerging toxic plastic of concern, polyvinyl chloride (PVC or vinyl), is used widespread in schools across the nation, threatening children’s health. [Read More]

December 19, 2014 EPA Prevents Harmful Chemicals from Entering the Marketplace - WASHINGTON – The U.... [Link]
December 19, 2014 Study finds toxic chemicals in a majority of seasonal holiday products - String lights and bea... [Link]
December 16, 2014 Chemical Phthalates in Food Packaging Linked With Lower IQ in Kids - Kids whose moms had t... [Link]