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Slides from RPN's Webinar, "National Healthy Schools Day," Now Available

April 16, 2011

Source: RPN

In this Webinar, Alicia Culver, Director of the Responsible Purchasing Network, helped schools learn how to spot false “green” marketing claims (“greenwashing”) and procure products that have substantiated environmental benefits. She also gave examples of schools that have reduced chemical exposures and saved money by pilot testing – and ultimately purchasing – certified “green” cleaning products and asthma-safe disinfectants. In addition, Virginia Hyatt, Purchasing Director of the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District described steps it has taken to improve the environmental sustainability of the districts' facilities.

The Webinar featured:

  • Alicia Culver, Director, the Responsible Purchasing Network
  • Virginia Hyatt, Purchasing Director and Sustainability Coordinator, Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District

View the presentation and slides here
http://www.responsiblepurchasing.org/webinars/#schoolswebinar

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