Healthy Building Network is grateful for the continuous progress being made towards our collective vision that all people and the planet thrive when the environment is free of toxic chemicals. To our partners, friends, family, and all who work to make the world a safer place, we are most thankful for you.
I am thankful for my HBN colleagues, the care and dedication they bring to their research, and their ability to deliver valuable resources for our industry.
Chief Executive Officer
I'm thankful for our partners who are selecting safer products and moving away from the most toxic "red-zone" products. By making these decisions, they are choosing to improve the health of people and the planet.
HBN Materials Researcher
I am thankful for California's ban on PFAS in textiles and cosmetics, a successful class-based approach to chemicals policy that will have broad implications for PFAS usage in the US and beyond.
I'm thankful that I have the opportunity to work with amazing colleagues and organizations who continuously challenge me to see through a lens of what it might look like to live in a more equitable and just society.
Data Systems Analyst
I'm thankful for Beyond Benign who inspires students to start thinking sustainably at a young age and makes green chemistry educational tools accessible.
I'm thankful for the critical work of Coming Clean and Environmental Justice Health Alliance for Chemical Policy Reform (EJHA). These organizations push for safer chemicals and a pollution-free economy - one that leaves no community or worker behind.
Lindsy "LB" Bissonnette
I’m thankful for everyone working in healthcare and healthcare adjacent fields protecting and healing our bodies and minds, promoting rest, and aiding in recovery.
Chief Research Officer
I'm thankful to The State of Washington's Department of Ecology for developing an action plan that outlines actions to reduce the use, release, and exposure to phthalates - and that our HomeFree Program was a partner in this work.