Thanx to my eco-friend Pauline for an email that contained some of this info. I went to the website and added some additional info and signed the pledge (fourth link below under Additional Resources).
Natural Resources Defense Council
From the website:
New PFAS Scorecard for Popular Apparel Brands: Levi Strauss Earns an ‘A+’, Outdoor Brands Fail | NRDC
Columbia Sportswear, REI, Wolverine Worldwide (parent company of Wolverine and Merrell), and others received “F”s….We need to hold multibillion dollar outdoor brands like Columbia accountable for exacerbating the PFAS crisis.” – Sujatha Bergen, Director, Health Campaigns, NRDC“Many companies fail to label PFAS use in their products as well as use outdated definitions and misleading terminology in their commitments around PFAS that are inconsistent with the majority of the international and scientific communities….PIRG Education FundAdditional Resources:New Scorecard Ranks Fashion Brands on Efforts to Remove PFAS (April 2022)A Review of PFAS as a Chemical Class in the Textile Sector (May 2021)PFAS Factsheet (March 2022)Sign the PFAS-Free Apparel Pledge (March 2022)The Scientific Basis for Managing PFAS as a Chemical Class (June 2020)PFAS-Free Products###NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council) is an international nonprofit environmental organization with more than 3 million members and online activists.
- From the website above:
- Additional Resources:
- New Scorecard Ranks Fashion Brands on Efforts to Remove PFAS (April 2022)
- A Review of PFAS as a Chemical Class in the Textile Sector (May 2021)
- PFAS Factsheet (March 2022)
- Sign the PFAS-Free Apparel Pledge (March 2022)
- The Scientific Basis for Managing PFAS as a Chemical Class (June 2020)
- PFAS-Free Products
2 thoughts on “Earth Day Every Day Action #3: Information about Popular Sportswear with Toxic PFAs”
This is a topic that is near to my heart… Best wishes!
Exactly where are your contact details though?
Thanx for your support! ellensue