Connecticut Publications

Pushing for safer chemicals at Shaw's Market

The Fight for Safer Chemicals - July 2016

July 20, 2016

Despite public outcry against BPA, a recent report showed that 67% of the nearly 200 canned food items collected in 19 states (including CT) and 1 Canadian province had BPA-based epoxy in the lining and/or lid of the can! 

New England Currents - Spring | Summer 2016

New England Currents - Spring | Summer 2016

June 7, 2016

In this issue: Boston headed for zero waste; A victory against flame retardants; Working to pass carbon legislation; Kinder Morgan is down; An energy revolution on the horizon; A raid on clean energy; scaling up renewable energy; Protecting families and firefighters, A less toxic Rhode Island; and more.

Buyer Beware

March 30, 2016

Buyer Beware set out to analyze the interior coatings and lids of nearly 200 canned foods collected in 19 states and one Canadian province to determine whether the use of bisphenol A (BPA) continues to be widespread among major national brands and retailers of canned foods.

The Fight for Safer Chemicals - December 2015

December 16, 2015

In this issue: Green purchasing, flame retardants in furniture, and more!

The Fight for Safer Chemicals - January 2015

January 30, 2015

In this issue: Minding the Store, green state purchasing, and more!

The Fight for Safer Chemicals - August 2015

August 11, 2015

In this issue: Wins on pesticides and microbeads, keeping cadmium our of children's jewelery, making state purchasing more green, and more.