Resources: Press Releases

Press Release: New certification for safer chemicals in textiles meets market needs

4/19/2017 Clean Production Action Press Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 19, 2017 CONTACT: Alison Poor, alison@cleanproduction.org, 781-391-6743 x110 GreenScreen Certified™ launched at Kingpins Show in Amsterdam Somerville, Mass. – Today in…
04 12, 2017
GreenScreen for Safer Chemicals showcased in two textile innovations

4/13/2016 Clean Production Action Press Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 13, 2016  CONTACT: Michelle Turner, michelle@cleanproduction.org, 781-391-6743 x 116 Italian chemical company that specializes in chemicals formulated for denim finishing. Garmon has…
04 12, 2016
Hazardous Chemicals in Products Easier to Identify with New Tool Released Today

3/8/2016 Clean Production Action Blogs Bulletins Press Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 8, 2016 CONTACT: Michelle Turner, michelle@cleanproduction.org, 781-391-6743 x 116 Tom Lent, tlent@healthybuilding.net, 510-845-5600 Hazardous Chemicals in Products Easier to Identify with…
03 07, 2016
How HP and Dell are reducing the toxics in their electronics

1/20/2016 Rachel Cernansky GreenBiz Press Releases

Eliminating a chemical from a product is not easy. A replacement substance — ideally, one that’s safer — has to be found that can perform…
01 20, 2016
These companies are figuring out how to reduce the toxins in electronics

1/11/2016 Rachel Cernansky Ensia Press Releases

As global consumption of cellphones and other devices soars, industry searches for ways to decrease the threat of chemical components to people and the environment.…
01 11, 2016
GOJO Announces Its 2020 Sustainability Goals at BizNGO

12/8/2015 GOJO Industries Press Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CONTACT: Kelly McGlumphy, Public Relations Manager, GOJO Industries, 330.255.6986, McGlumpK@GOJO.com, www.GOJO.com The company’s Sustainable Value Strategies and Goals promote leadership and continuous…
12 08, 2015
New Generation TCO Certified Aims to Further Reduce Hazardous, Unknown Substances in Electronics

11/11/2015 PR Newswire Press Releases

STOCKHOLM, November 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- TCO Development today launched the latest generation TCO Certified sustainability certification for IT products. The revision includes new criteria…
11 11, 2015
GreenScreen® in International Electronics Sustainability Standard

11/11/2015 Clean Production Action Blogs Bulletins Press Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 11, 2015 CONTACT: Shayna Samuels, 718-541-4785, shayna@ripplestrategies.com New Global Standard for Decreasing Toxic Chemicals in Electronics Released Today GreenScreen® for Safer…
11 10, 2015
US NGO publishes GreenScreen guidance for building professionals

11/5/2015 Chemical Watch Press Releases

UNITED STATES, November 5, 2015-- NGO, Clean Production Action, has published guidance on how to use its chemicals assessment tool, GreenScreen®, to meet criteria under…
11 05, 2015
M&J Group partners Garmon Chemicals at Kingpins Amsterdam

10/28/2015 Fibre2Fashion Press Releases

BANGLADESH, October 28, 2015-- Bangladeshi denim fabrics maker M&J Group in partnership with Garmon Chemicals, a marketer of chemicals solutions for garment finishing will showcase…
10 28, 2015
How to use GreenScreen® in LEED v4 Press Release

10/21/2015 Clean Production Action Blogs Bulletins Press Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 21, 2015 Contact: Glenn Turner, 917-817-3396, glenn@ripplestrategies.com Shayna Samuels, 718-541-4785, shayna@ripplestrategies.com AshLee Eustace, 610-569-1045, AshLee@greencirclecertified.com   New “How to” Guide Provides…
10 20, 2015
Job Opportunities, Save the Date, and Mark Rossi in the Boston Globe

9/8/2015 Blogs Bulletins Press Releases

Job Announcements Clean Production Action is now hiring for two new positions:   GreenScreen® Program Manager: We are looking for a technically and scientifically skilled individual…
09 07, 2015
Building Transparency

September 2015 Chemical Watch Press Releases

UNITED STATES, Global Business Briefing, September 2015-- The US Green Building Council (USGBC) reports that the global green construction industry reached $260bn in 2013, representing…
09 01, 2015
Chemicals in Consumer Products - Press Release

7/10/2014 Bev Thorpe Blogs Bulletins Press Releases

Your soap may be toxic when flushed down the drain:  New GreenScreen® for Safer Chemicals Tool Identifies Hazardous Chemicals in Common Household Products  (Toronto, Canada) The…
07 09, 2014
Shifting the Market to Safer Chemicals: US Green Building Council Awards LEED Credit for GreenScreen

For Release: November 21, 2013 GreenScreen® for Safer Chemicals News Release Press Releases

Philadelphia, PA – For the first time, the U.S. Green Building Council is including the toxicity of chemicals in materials as part of their LEED…
11 21, 2013
SciVera is Newly Licensed GreenScreen Profiler

5/2013 CPA Press Releases

Clean Production Action (CPA) announces today that SciVera LLC is now qualified as a Licensed GreenScreen Profiler. Along with ToxServices LLC and NSF International, SciVera…
05 01, 2013
GreenScreen for Safer Chemicals Training Headed to Detroit

4/13/11 CPA Press Releases

WASHINGTON, DC The National Pollution Prevention Roundtable (NPPR) is partnering with Clean Production Action (CPA) to present a GreenScreen for Safer Chemicals training. The GreenScreen…
04 13, 2011
European Commission Position on DecaBDE up in Smoke After European Court Decision

4/1/2008 CPA Press Releases

Brussels An international group of environmental, legal and health NGOs[1] welcomed today’s judgment by the European Court of Justice (ECJ) against the European Commission’s decision…
04 01, 2008
Health and Environment Groups on Alert for Test Case on Chemical Safety

3/15/2005 CPA Press Releases

A hazardous chemical is likely to be accepted as “safe for consumer use” by the European Commission this week. Deca-BDE, which is used as a…
03 03, 2006
Pressure Mounts to Maintain Ban on Deca-BDE

4/18/2005 CPA Press Releases

A New report on substitutes for the brominated flame retardant chemical, deca-BDE, increases pressure on European Commission to maintain ban on April 19thvote in Technical…
04 18, 2005