In 2015 the Healthy Building Network will celebrate its 15th anniversary as the green building movement’s leader in health and transparency. With your help we are steadily reducing the use of toxic chemicals in our buildings by transforming the way building products are evaluated and made. Thank you! To celebrate our 15th Anniversary we are asking our supporters to consider making a $15 monthly pledge on our website, a one-time gift of $150, or donating whatever is possible for you...

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What's in Your Feedstock?

Some recycled ingredients are more toxic than the virgin materials they replace; some recycled ingredients are less toxic than the virgin materials they replace. HBN has teamed up with StopWaste and San Francisco Dept. of Environment to investigate the dominant recycled content feedstocks used in building materials.  Phase one of a new report will be published later this year.  Make sure you sign up to receive a copy.

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After months of work and years of taking in user feedback – we have pushed up the new version of the Pharos Project, the one you may have seen at Greenbuild 2014.  There are many new features to try – and a completely new, and much simplified, layout.  Over the coming weeks and months, we will be adding new data and features.  Head over to the Pharos Project and check it out. 

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