Environmental Studies Blog

March 9, 2012

A Night Out with Toxics-Free Nails

Filed under: Events — tbelanga @ 4:14 pm

With the help of a community grant from the Toxics Use Reduction Institute, the Norfolk County 7 Public Health Coalition is hosting an educational workshop for salon owners, employees and the public to learn how to improve air quality and public health.

Where: Holiday Inn, 55 Ariadne Road, Dedham, MA 02026

When: Tuesday March 13, 2012 from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM EDT

Please join us. Register now.



Nails6:30 to 7:30 p.m. – Network, pick up gift bags and view exhibits

7:30 to 9 p.m. – Presentations from the Boston Public Health Commission, Brandeis University, raffle and more

  • Learn about the health effects of the so-called “toxic-trio” of formaldehyde, toluene and dibutyl phthalate.
  • Learn what can be done to improve the health of employees and customers.
  • Students from Brandeis University will present results from an air quality study of 20 Boston nail salons from the Environmental Health and Justice Program.

The first 75 attendees will receive canvas gift bags full of safer products such as nail polish, nail polish remover, foot scrubs and more.

Appetizers and refreshments will be provided. The event is free but space is limited so please register at the link below to reserve your seat.

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