The bi-partisan Frank Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act passed both houses of Congress because lawmakers recognized that TSCA was ineffective in protecting our health from exposure to toxic chemicals.
An extraordinary series of events has occurred in recent months in S. Korea highlighting the potential dangers of chemicals detected in menstrual pads - thousands are speaking up and their voices are being heard!
"I would change how the world treats us as consumers, selling us toxic feminine care and personal care products. I would change how we are objectified by the corporate world and paid less for our skills and services." - An interview with Beatrice Dixon
Every October, Turning Green hosts Project Green Challenge to engage high school and college students from across the world to contribute to a healthy, just, and thriving planet. Past finalist, Mariah, shares her experience!
Interestingly, almost a quarter of cases of fragrance-associated asthma in the workplace occurred in workers who had no previous history of asthma, but developed it as a result of exposure to scented products on the job.