Toxic-Free Future

Toxic-Free Future advocates for the use of safer products, chemicals, and practices through advanced research, advocacy, grassroots organizing, and consumer engagement to ensure a healthier tomorrow.

Toxic-Free Future has been a Brainerd Foundation grantee since 2017.

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Toxic-Free Future Grant history

2017

$3,000 - For board training in fundraising. Opportunity fund

Toxic-Free Future Successes

Washington: home to first law banning food packaging chemicals

Washington: home to first law banning food packaging chemicals

Washington state will soon phase out nonstick chemicals in its food packaging. Gov. Jay Inslee recently signed a bill into law that will restrict perfluorinated chemicals, which are used to make paper food packaging nonstick and may be linked to certain cancers, thyroid problems and pregnancy-induced hypertension.