Keeping Toxic PVC Off Your Shopping List for School Supplies
New “Back to School Guide to PVC-free School Supplies” Available Now!
The start of the school year is approaching . . . and with it, the hunt for school supplies. Our friends at Center for Health, Environment, and Justice have just what you need to avoid buying your child backpacks, binders, laptops, lunchboxes and other stuff with toxic PVC: The “2016 Back to School Guide to PVC-free School Supplies” is ready!
Why shop for PVC-free School Supplies? Vinyl is the most toxic plastic on the planet. From production to use and disposal, vinyl uses and releases hazardous chemicals linked to asthma, cancer, and birth defects that are building up in our children’s bodies and food supply. Research has uncovered elevated levels of toxic phthalates in common school supplies.
There’s also a shorter, print-ready Wallet Guide.