Resources: Publications

The Plastics BAN List

11/3/2016 The 5 Gyres Institute, Clean Production Action, Surfrider Foundation, and UPSTREAM Publications

An analysis and call-to-action to phase out the most harmful plastic products used in California. Download the report.
11 03, 2016
BizNGO-Chemical Footprint Conference 2015 Selected Speaker Interviews

12/8/2015 BizNGO Publications

Check out these selected speaker interviews from the 2015 BizNGO-Chemical Footprint Conference! Nicole Koharik Nicole Koharik, serves as the global sustainability marketing director for GOJO Industries, a global…
12 15, 2015
Alternatives to Methylene Chloride in Paint and Varnish Strippers Report

Molly Jacobs, MPH; Bingxuan Wang, PhD; Mark S. Rossi, PhD October 27, 2015 Publications Alternatives Assessments

Download the entire report Read more about Model Assessments and download individual chapters New Report: Alternatives to Methylene Chloride in Paint and Varnish Strippers: Availability…
10 26, 2015
UN Features Mark Rossi’s Business Case For Managing Chemicals

September 2015 UNEP Publications

In conjunction with the UN’s Sustainable Development Summit, which took place in New York, an article was published by Mark Rossi in the UN’s “Our…
09 01, 2015
UNEP Report: The Business Case for Knowing Chemicals in Products & Supply Chains

October 2014 Mark Rossi UNEP Publications

Key messages: Regulatory requirements, customer demands, media attention, non-governmental organization advocacy, product recalls, and market opportunities are driving companies to know more about the chemicals…
10 01, 2014
Plastics Scorecard

July 1, 2014 Ann Blake, PhD and Mark Rossi, PhD Publications

The Plastics Scorecard v.1.0 offers the first comprehensive method for assessing and reducing chemicals of high concern in plastics. “From baby bottles made with BPA…
07 01, 2014
Interstate Chemicals Clearinghouse Guidance Document

2014 IC2 Publications

On January 8, 2014, the Interstate Chemicals Clearinghouse (IC2) and participating states announced the release of the IC2 Alternatives Assessment Guide (Guide). The Guide is…
01 01, 2014
Principles for Safer Chemicals

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Demand for products made from greener chemicals is growing rapidly. Consumers, investors and governments want chemicals that have low to no toxicity and degrade into…
10 18, 2013
Commons Principles for Alternatives Assessment

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Addressing Chemicals of Concern to Human Health or the Environment Alternatives Assessment is a process for identifying, comparing and selecting safer alternatives to chemicals of…
10 18, 2013
The Guide to Safer Chemicals

2012 CPA Publications

The Guide Marks pathways to safer chemicals in products and supply chains. Sets relative benchmarks for each of the four BizNGO Principles for Safer Chemicals…
10 17, 2013
Plastics Scorecard Use and End of Life

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Plastics Scorecard Use and End of Life.
10 17, 2013
Plastics Scorecard Manufacturing

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Plastics Scorecard Manufacturing
10 17, 2013
Plastics Scorecard Feedstock Production

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Plastics Scorecard Feedstock Production
10 17, 2013
Biobased Materials: Essential for the Next Generation of Products

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Sustainability criteria & tools from the SBC Collaborative.
10 17, 2013
Principles for Sustainable Plastics (PDF)

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BizNGO has developed principles for sustainable plastics
10 17, 2013
Plastic Icebergs: Navigating the PVC Conundrum

September 14, 2012 Mikhail Davis and Lindsay James GreenBiz Publications

Plastic icebergs: Navigating the PVC conundrum. Read this information blog post by Mikhail Davis and Lindsay James on GreenBiz.com.
06 17, 2013
BioSpecs Questionnaire

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Biospecs Questionnaire.
06 17, 2013
Rachelle Wenger, Dignity Health-“CHW’s Needs from TSCA Reform”

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Rachelle Wenger of Dignity Health discusses TSCA reform.
06 17, 2013
Chemical Alternatives Assessment Protocol (PDF)

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Describes a process for identifying alternatives to a chemical of concern, screening out equally hazardous alternatives, and selecting an alternative.
05 24, 2013