on January 31, 2024
As we remember the East Palestine anniversary, we are calling on The Home Depot to step up and phase out vinyl chloride and PVC.
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on January 22, 2024
A new report released by Toxic-Free Future and Material Research reveals, for the first time, that at any given moment up to 36 million pounds of toxic vinyl chloride are being shipped via rail by America’s largest producer, OxyVinyls.
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on November 9, 2023
New testing underscores the urgent need for retailers and states to ban unnecessary, dangerous bisphenols in favor of safer substitutes.
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on August 25, 2023
The next Retailer Report Card will feature a revamped scoring rubric and a new list of high priority chemicals and plastics to further catalyze market transformation away from toxic chemicals and plastics and towards safer solutions.
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on June 14, 2023
Outdoor retailer Dick’s Sporting Goods quietly announced it will ban PFAS "forever chemicals" in its own-brand textile products. This action was part of a major update to its Restricted Substance List (RSL) released in March.
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on April 13, 2023
A new investigation released today by Toxic-Free Future titled PVC Poison Plastic uncovers the corporations responsible for creating the largest vinyl chloride pollution in the United States and the far-reaching toxic impacts of making polyvinyl chloride plastic (PVC). Following the recent Ohio train derailment where vinyl chloride and PVC plastic burned, this new report reveals that vinyl chloride pollution is widespread across the country.
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on March 23, 2023
A new report from the Ecology Center’s Healthy Stuff Lab shows almost 80% of paper receipts from large retailers in the United States contain bisphenol S (BPS).
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on February 22, 2023
Following a nationwide campaign led by Toxic-Free Future, REI announced it will ban PFAS "forever chemicals" in all textile products and cookware from its suppliers.
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on January 13, 2023
The new year is here. It’s a time to reflect about the world around us and ways we can improve. And there is one New Year’s resolution we would like to suggest to REI: stop leaving a toxic trail of PFAS pollution.
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on December 12, 2022
Since 2019, Sephora has made important progress to reduce toxic chemicals in the beauty and personal care products it sells. It's time for Sephora to build on its successes and expand its policy even further to reduce and eliminate harmful chemicals in its products and packaging, and ensure substitutes are verifiably safer.
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