Safer Alternatives

Alternative Assessment is a process for identifying, comparing and selecting safer alternatives to chemicals of concern, A primary goal of Alternatives Assessment is to reduce risk to humans and the environment by identifying safer choices. 

Clean Production Action and the Business-NGO Working Group have developed a set of resources for choosing safer chemicals including

The Guide to Safer Chemicals 

http://www.bizngo.org/pdf/GuideToSaferChemicals-v1_2.pdf

 

The Principles for Safer Chemicals and The Principles for Safer Plastics

http://www.bizngo.org/guidingPrinciples.php

http://www.bizngo.org/pdf/cpa-plastic-principles-bizngo.pdf

and the GreenScreen for Safer Chemicals

http://www.cleanproduction.org/Greenscreen.php