Unfortunately, homes today are often filled with building products and household products that contain a wide range of chemicals of concern. Luckily, by knowing what to look out for, you can avoid many, if not all of these products. The Green Science Policy Institute has a helpful series of webinars that explain the six classes of chemicals and materials to avoid:

First in a series of eight original webinars. Originally presented October 22, 2013 Presenter: Jennifer Field, PhD Department of Environmental and Molecular Toxicology Oregon State University Visit SixClasses.org for more information

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Watch Dr. Arlene Blum's Six Classes webinar on Flame Retardants. Visit sixclasses.org for more information

Watch Dr. Carol Kwiatkowski's Six Classes presentation on Plasticizers and Endocrine Disruptors. Visit sixclasses.org for more information.

Dr. Liz Harriman on Organic Solvents. Uploaded by GreenSciPol on 2015-03-12. Visit sixclasses.org for more information.

Watch Dr. Graham Peaslee's Six Classes presentation on Heavy Metals. Visit sixclasses.org for more information.

Watch Director of the California Department of Toxic Substances Control Debbie Raphael's Six Classes presentation exploring the question "Do We Need It?" in the context of chemicals of concern in consumer products.

Dr. Bob Peoples on Green Chemistry. Uploaded by GreenSciPol on 2015-03-24.


Another great resource in the Chattanooga area for healthy building materials is Green's Eco Build and Design http://www.greens.build/.

For building professionals, please see our resources about healthy product specifications