Toxies viewing party webinar

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Toxies viewing party webinar

  1. 1. How To HostA Toxies Viewing Party!Everything You Need to Know to Host a Toxies Viewing Party in Style!
  2. 2. Introductions• Where are you from?• What organization are you affiliated with (if any)?• Which Toxie is your pick for People’s Choice?
  3. 3. The Story Behind the Toxies3rd Annual satirical awards ceremony- showcasing toxic chemicals & pollutants Led by Californians for a Healthy and Green Economy (CHANGE) and Physicians for Social Responsibility- Los Angeles (PSR-LA)
  4. 4. 2012 Nominees• Bisphenol-A (BPA): Estrogen Impersonator/Endocrine Disruptor• Chloropicrin: Toxic Fumigant• Dioxin: Air contaminant• Formaldehyde: Toxic Preservative• Fracking Chemical Cocktail: Secret Hydraulic Fracturing Chemicals• Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs): Genetically Modified frankenfoods!• Halogenated Flame Retardants (HFRs): Chemical fire retardants• Lead: A very toxic heavy metal• Mercury: Another toxic heavy metal• Nitrates: Synthetic Fertilizer• Perchloroethylene: Dry Cleaning Chemical• Phthalates: PVC/Vinyl softener• Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs): Cooling Fluid• Sodium Hydroxide: Active ingredient in “lye” hair relaxers• Trichloroethylene (TCE): Metal Degreaser• Ultrafine Particulate Matter: Combustion-Generated Toxic
  5. 5. HFR Factsheet- Green Science Policy Institute
  6. 6. This “how to”document isavailable athttp://bit.ly/toxies-viewing-party
  7. 7. Be sure to check outlast year’s highlightsso you, the host, feelcomfortable with thenominees (and havea edge on ToxiesBingo!)
  8. 8. More excerpts from “Hosting a Viewing Party”
  9. 9. Sample invitations! Or you can always make a www.evite.com or facebook “event”
  10. 10. Toxies Bingo
  11. 11. Thank you! Questions, Comments etc? On The Toxies? Contact Ana Mascarenas at amascarenas@psr-la.org or 213-689-9170On Viewing Parties? Contact Christina Medina at christina@ceh.org or 510-655-3900 x309

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