Category Archives: Healthy Kids

Tuesday, October 3 at 7pm. Online. Endocrine disruptors in plastics are associated with a 50% decline in adult male sperm counts over the past five decades and are implicated in the enormous leap in rates of autism and ADHD among … Read More

Millions of items are adorned with glitter, from shimmering makeup to sparkling wrapping paper. But the popularity of glitter and the sheer volume used in everyday products is posing a growing threat to our environment and health. Here are five … Read More

Each year, the average American ingests more than 70,000 microplastics in their drinking water supply. [4] These plastics originate from multiple sources, but are mostly linked to littering, stormwater runoff, and poor wastewater management in treatment facilities. The US passed … Read More

Tuesday, July 18 at 7pm. Online. Sierra Cape Cod’s virtual speaker series continues with a talk by Massachusetts Senator Julian Cyr addressing the intent and impact of “An Act to Protect Massachusetts Public Health from PFAS,” the proposed legislation he … Read More

Wednesday, July 12 from 7-8pm. Online. Join the conversation about plastics and the future of our planet with environmental leader and author, Bill McKibben, and Pullitzer prize-winning journalist, Elizabeth Kolbert, moderated by Beyond Plastics president and former U.S. EPA regional … Read More