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GLRPPR Sector Resource: Best Practices in Product Chemicals Management in the Retail Industry

Title:
Best Practices in Product Chemicals Management in the Retail Industry

Abstract:
Faced with growing demands to identify, disclose and substitute potentially harmful chemical ingredients in the products they sell, innovative retailers are incorporating product chemicals management systems into their sustainability strategies. This report examines the influences on retailers to encourage the adoption of chemicals management systems; the systems that Apple, Boots, Green Depot, Patagonia, REI, Staples, and Walmart have adopted; and the challenges, benefits, and best practices identified in the development and implementation of these systems.

URL:
http://www.greenchemistryandcommerce.org/downloads/uml-rptBestPractices7-10.pdf

Source:
Green Chemistry and Commerce Council

Resource Type:
Article/report

Date of Publication:
2010

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