Principal, Sprout Consulting
Ms. Easthope is a founding member and helps direct the Safer Chemicals work of Health Care Without Harm. For more than 20 years, she has worked to green the health care sector – particularly focusing on chemicals of concern – through health sector engagement, procurement initiatives, and market campaigning. Ms. Easthope co-directs HCWH’s safer chemicals market campaigns to strategically leverage health care purchasing to drive safer furnishings, building materials, and medical devices. She is also a Senior Strategist at the Ecology Center and is on the Board of Clean Production Action.
Every day, patients and workers are exposed to a wide array of chemicals in hospitals and health care facilities. Many of these chemicals can harm health and the environment. Because it is ubiquitous, flooring can contribute to environmental contamination and poor indoor air quality, depending on the materials selected. The vast majority of flooring in […]
When a handful of West Virginia residents discover DuPont has been pumping its poisonous Teflon chemical into the air and public water supply of more than 70,000 people, they file one of the largest class action lawsuits in the history of environmental law. As the citizens of Parkersburg rise up against the forces that polluted […]