This show aired on October 15, 2014:
- Guest(s): Mike Schade
- Click here to view the Blog Post Recapping this Episode.
Phasing out Hazardous Chemicals from the Marketplace
It’s no secret that we are inundated with toxic chemicals in our homes, places of work, and products we use every day. It’s also becoming increasingly evident that there is a link between toxic chemicals and rising adverse health trends in our country. Tune in on Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at 4:00 PM (ET) to VoiceAmerica’s Living Natural Today: Out with Toxins, In with Your Health, as Teresa and Mind the Store Campaign Director for the Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families Coalition, Mike Schade, discuss their efforts in reforming outdated toxic chemical laws, their work with retailers to phase out hazardous chemicals from the marketplace and their ongoing efforts to educate the public about ways to protect one’s family from toxic chemicals.
Mike Schade with Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families
Mike Schade spearheads the Mind the Store campaign, a national effort which aims to work with the nation’s leading retailers on creating comprehensive chemicals policy. For the previous eight years, Mike was the Markets Campaign Coordinator with the Center for Health, Environment & Justice (CHEJ), a national environmental health organization where he led national campaigns to phase out PVC plastic, phthalates, BPA and dioxin. Prior to CHEJ, he was the Western New York Director of Citizens’ Environmental Coalition. Ethisphere Magazine listed Mike as one of the 100 Most Influential People in Business Ethics for 2007 and the PVC Campaign received two awards from the Business Ethics Network.
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