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Discussions with tag 'Toxicity'

Flux and Partners debut the Quartz Project Open Database to help Decisonmakers Select Lower-Impact and Lower Toxicity Materials

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

There continues to be exciting collaboration around health and green building. This week at Greenbiz' VERGE Conference Flux, the Healthy Building Network, Google and Thinkstep launched the Quartz Proj…

Filed under: Certifications/Labels and Transparency

Related to: Other Cleaning Products

Keywords: Green Building,Climate Change,Healthy Building Materials,The Quartz Common Product Database,Toxicity

0 replies | 974 views | Posted on: 10/28/2015 | Last updated: 10/28/2015

Stores Phase Out Flame Retardant Furniture - Chemicals Linked to Cancer, Obesity and Low IQ

by Stella Ng'oma // Green building enthusiast

Stores are phasing out flame retardant furniture as 97% of Americans are said to be living with toxic chemicals in their bodies. It is shocking to learn that most of the furniture that has been use…

Filed under: Furniture

Keywords: Flame Retardants,Toxicity,Furniture

0 replies | 907 views | Posted on: 12/03/2015 | Last updated: 12/03/2015

Webinar: Health and Wealth Series - Empower Yourself to Wellness in Your Home, March 5, 12 pm EST

by samanthaklein // Intern

American Homes can be some of the most toxic places. Learn how to keep you and your families safe with tips on how to create a healthy living space, testing your home for toxins and how to prevent Cov

Filed under: Health and Air Quality

Keywords: Healthy Building,Green Homes,Toxicity,Wellness

0 replies | 1116 views | Posted on: 02/02/2021 | Last updated: 02/03/2021

Global GreenTag International Launches First Nature Positive Standard and Declaration

by Rate It Green Team

Global GreenTag International recently launched the first Nature Positive green building programs, the NaturePositive+ Standard™ and the NaturePositive+ Declaration™. Both programs call on

Filed under: Global GreenTag

Keywords: Climate Change,Certification,Health,Transparency,Toxicity,Biodiversity,Circularity,Nature Positive,Habitat

0 replies | 621 views | Posted on: 11/29/2023 | Last updated: 11/29/2023