Sam Suds: P.I.

From the Center for Health, Environment and Justice (CHEJ) and Free Range Graphics comes this animated short, as beautiful as it is funny.

Oh, and it's important (Read feature story HERE): "The PVC Consumer campaign is focused on preventing harm by shifting decision makers from producing, using and disposing of PVC consumer products and packaging and substituting it with safe materials."

You know PVC and you don't know PVC: "New car smell? New shower curtain smell? That’s the smell of poisonous chemicals off-gassing from the PVC."

In vain you say? Pshht. These are visionaries and fighters, accustomed to winning:


Since the campaign was founded, we have worked with and convinced Microsoft, Johnson and Johnson, Wal-Mart, and Crabtree & Evelyn to phase out their use of PVC in packaging.

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