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Safer Chemicals in Manufacturing

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Date:
December 8, 2021
Time:
11:00 am - 12:30 pm

The 16th Annual BizNGO Meeting is for businesses and NGOs committed to embarking on the journey to safer chemicals. These sessions are held virtually.

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Session 3. Safer Chemicals in Manufacturing (December 8th at 11:00am-12:30pm EST)

Engage in the journey to safer chemicals in manufacturing with businesses, NGOs, and labor. Facilitator: Cheri Peele, Chemical Footprint Project Program Manager, Clean Production Action Speakers

  • Charlotte Brody, Associate Director, Health Initiatives, BlueGreen Alliance
    • Highlighting solutions to safer chemicals in manufacturing and why they matter to workers
  • Shari Franjevic, GreenScreen Program Manager, Clean Production Action
    • Sharing how GreenScreen Certified is bringing safer chemicals to manufacturing through the recently released Standard on Cleaners & Degreasers in Manufacturing
  • Jennifer Reece, Sustainable Materials Innovation Manager, HP Inc.
    • Revealing lessons learned in piloting the Chemical Footprint Project’s manufacturing module

Schedule 11:00 Presentations11:40 Questions & Answers11:50 Small groups

  • How should environmental justice & safer chemicals in manufacturing interconnect?
  • Which chemicals should be included in manufacturing restricted substances lists (MRSLs)?
  • How can we accelerate demands for the use of inherently safer chemicals in manufacturing (as opposed to better exposure and pollution controls)?

12:15 Report backs & wrap up2:30 Adjourn

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