2 results for tag: safer products

Modernizing the Toxic Free Kids Act

OEC and partners testify in support of HB 2495 to strengthen protections for children’s health and defend TFKA from opposition.

Stronger choices in sustainable procurement

With the great power of public dollars, Oregon has great responsibility. Our state’s procurement choices—the goods and services we buy to run our state agencies, schools and local governments—can do far more than deliver quality at a fair price. With the right tools in place, Oregon can harness the power of procurement to drive innovation and promote the health of our people, our environment and our economy. In doing so, we can lead the nation to make lasting sustainable change in the marketplace. Almost twenty years ago, Oregon made explicit the government’s responsibility to make choices that not only meet current needs, but also ensure ...