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Transforming the Chemical Industry

A BIT of Chemicals without Harm


In this BIT, Ken Geiser reports on industry initiatives to produce and use safer products in manufacturing, describing efforts at Nike, Hewlett-Packard, and other companies.

About the Author

Ken Geiser is Professor Emeritus of Work Environment at the University of Massachusetts Lowell, Founder and past Codirector of the Lowell Center for Sustainable Production, and the author of Materials Matter: Toward a Sustainable Materials Policy. One of the authors of the Massachusetts Toxics Use Reduction Act, he was Director of the Massachusetts Toxics Use Reduction Institute for thirteen years.