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Video Production and Campaign with Youth Producers about BPA in Receipts

Transformative Culture Project (formerly Press Pass TV, Haydenville) created an educational video on how to reduce exposure to bisphenol-A (BPA), a hormone disrupting chemical that is used to coat thermal paper store receipts, among other uses. Read more...

Silent Spring Institute: Reducing recreational exposure to flame retardants

Silent Spring Institute's goal was to recruit a gymnastics studio to replace flame retardant foam pit cubes with non-flame retardant foam. Read more...

Silent Spring Institute: Reducing Reliance on Flame Retardants in Foam Pits

Gymnastics training facilities contain large volumes of polyurethane foam (PUF) in the form of landing mats and the loose foam pit, which are used to ensure the physical safety of gymnasts. A loose foam pit is a large landing area that is filled with uncovered cubes of PUF, which often contain flame retardant (FR) chemicals. Read more...

Cape Cod: Hidden Hazards in the Art Studio Educational Outreach Program

The project team shared information about toxic chemicals in art supplies and safer alternatives with municipal and state organizations responsible for the oversight of hazardous materials. They will in turn share the information with artists and the general public. Read more...