Walgreens pledges to launch long-awaited chemical policy
Chemical Watch: U.S. pharmacy chain Walgreens Boots Alliance has announced it will launch its long-awaited chemicals management programme this year, pledging it will publish a list of high priority chemicals of concern in its products and create an action plan for their management in 2018.
The 10 Most Toxic Items at Dollar Stores
Country Living: The low price is not worth your health.
Walgreens responds to your letters
It’s good to know that the letters you send to corporate or government decision-makers really do make a difference. Walgreens started writing back to our supporters within one month!
Environmentalists Protest Dollar Stores Toxic Inventory
KLBJ News: Environmentalists say low-income families and communities of color could be getting sick from toxic products bought at Family Dollar.
Scruggs: We should heed pope’s climate change stance
Houston Chronicle Op-Ed: There is an old joke about the man in a flooding house who prays for rescue. As the water rises, firefighters come by in a rowboat and offer to help him out. He says, “No, no, I’m waiting for God to rescue me.”
GHASP Takes On Toxic Chemicals In…Well, Just About Everything
Houston Press: Standing in front of an 20-foot-tall pseudo-rubber ducky, local public health advocates on Friday morning threw their support behind recently proposed federal legislation to update and upgrade the laws governing toxic chemicals used in consumer products.
How Activists Are Forcing Change in Green IT
Greenercomputing.com: When it comes to the electronics industry, non-government organizations are attempting to shift the entire business paradigm.