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Our special Guest tonight is Mike Schade is the Markets Campaign Coordinator with the Center for Health, Environment & Justice (CHEJ), a national environmental health organization. Mike has over a decade of experience working on environmental health and justice issues. For four years, he was the Western New York Director of Citizens’ Environmental Coalition, where he coordinated community, marketplace and policy campaigns, including the Toxic-Free Legacy, Bucket Brigade and Kodak Corporate Accountability campaigns, resulting in substantial victories for environmental and public health. He also worked for the Buffalo Coalition for Economic Justice. At CHEJ, Mike has coordinated the successful national PVC and BPA Marketplace Transformation Campaigns which has convinced some of the world’s biggest companies to phase out PVC, phthalates and BPA. Ethisphere Magazine listed Mike as one of the 100 Most Influential People in Business Ethics for 2007 and the PVC Campaign received the “Path to Victory” Business Ethics Network award. He is the author or co-author of numerous reports including the Wasting of Rural New York State-Factory Farms and Public Health, Volatile Vinyl-the New Shower Curtain’s Chemical Smell, Baby’s Toxic Bottle-BPA Leaching From Popular Baby Bottles, No Silver Lining-An Investigation Into BPA in Canned Foods, and Toxic Toys R Us. He has a BS in Environmental Studies from the State University of NY at Buffalo.
Garbage is maturing our little girls! Is this true? JUST ADDED! Mike Schade, PVC Campaign Coordinator with the Center for Health, Environment and Justice joined me this week and discussed the effect that plastic is having on our youth. Some have claimed that it's causing our little girls to reach early puperty...how can this be?
Tonight's program goes beyond the Pro-Life movement of saving the un-born, as we take on the issue of poisons, plastics and pollution, and how it's killing our youth...let's talk about saving lives of those already born! This program was selected a BlogTalkRadio TOP PICK! Join us and feel free to share YOUR favorite organization that is helping others have a more healthy and longer life.
Captain Charles Moore joined us during the second hour, and his interview can be heard on a later podcast where we talk all about the Great Pacific Garbage Patch! http://www.blogtalkradio.com/mr-wayne/2012/05/22/captain-charlie-and-our-plastic-ocean
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