Articles & News : James P. Metzen
Microbeads. Prized for their assumed exfoliating and cleaning power in toothpaste and facial cleanser, these tiny plastic pieces (1 millimeter or less) have become ingrained in our daily routines — although recently they have received quite the beatingContinue reading
Senator Metzen is a co-author of S.F. 507 which will phase out plastic microbeads in personal care products.Continue reading
…a bipartisan effort labeled Toxic Free Kids Act of 2014. SF466/HF605 will require all manufacturers to list the inclusion of the 9 most toxic chemicals to children in children’s products.Continue reading
Reeled in! Good news! The House passed two bills that protect children from toxic chemicals. We’re expecting the Senate to vote on them any day, then they’ll be off to Governor Dayton for his signature. On this website you can see… Continue reading
Senator Metzen is a coauthor of S.F. 639, which sets up collection programs for used carpet, batteries, and paint, keeping this waste out of landfills.