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Coke, Pepsi court green cred but fudge on BPA

Coke, Pepsi court green cred but fudge on BPA
There’s a lot to like about Coca-Cola’s bid for green cred at the 2010 Winter Olympics.  A key sponsor of the Vancouver games, the multinational maker of more than 3,000 beverages  is boasting a no-waste, carbon-neutral presence, with coolers that don’t emit greenhouse gases, staff uniforms and...

CA Green Chemistry Author Backs Tough Chem Regs

CA Green Chemistry Author Backs Tough Chem Regs
By Renee Sharp, Director, EWG California Office, and Bill Allayaud, California Director of Governmental Affairs In September 2008, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger signed into law a measure that aimed to strengthen California’s trail-blazing Green Chemistry Initiative and transform the way that chemicals...

Do clean schools make kids sick?

Do clean schools make kids sick?
Whenever we walk into a recently-cleaned school classroom or bathroom, the harsh odor of industrial-strength cleaning products hits like a wave. The smell of “clean” can make us cough. A little cough is the least of our worries. Asthma rates are on the rise – 1 in 6 kids in California develop asthma...