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Northampton, MA 01060
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413.586.7180

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Clean Energy for All

Environmental justice (EJ) communities –– low-income communities, people of color and immigrant populations –– are payin

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Toxic Flame Retardants

Learn about flame retardants, chemicals that are added to everyday products such as highchairs, car seats, nursing pads, upholstered furniture, carpet pads, nap mats, strollers, electronics (including toys) and many more common household products. Many flame retardants are hazardous to our health. Over time flame retardants escape from the products they are used in and get into the air and dust around us. 

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PFAS: The Forever Chemicals

Learn more about PFAS, a class of chemicals that are used to make products grease proof, waterproof and stain resistant. PFAS chemicals have been dubbed “forever chemicals” because they and their breakdown products are extremely persistent, lasting thousands of years or more. Unfortunately, they are also linked to a wide array of serious health problems.

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What my mattress taught me about toxic chemicals

December 22, 2020

I did not realize the health risks of products until I bought a mattress that arrived on Valentine’s Day in 2007.

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Chime in on Energy Efficiency Justice

December 9, 2020

You may have called upon the services of Mass Save.  Free of charge, they will send someone out to your house and evaluate the efficiency of your home or business, replace your light bulbs with high efficiency LEDs and give recommendations on how to increase the efficiency of your home.