Our Work

We have four areas of program work to pursue our goals:

CatiaJulianaPhoto_CROP2_300pxWPesticide Reform Campaign

Dagoberto_Joel_IMG_6741_ADJ-CROP2_300pxEnvironmental Justice Campaign

Dandelion_IMG_6949_CROP_300pxAir Quality Campaign

Green Cleaning

Healthy Homes Campaign

How we do our work 

Beyond Toxics works to see that job growth does not, in reality, lead to pollution growth. When an Oregon community faces a potentially harmful activity or facility, we can help them address the risk for harm by:

  • Working to ensure a strong consideration of environmental justice and everyone’s right to clean air, water, land and food.
  • Exercising the community’s right-to-know about what is released into their air, water and soil.
  • Employing alternative assessments that lead to toxics-use reduction and elimination.
  • Infusing the precautionary principle into all policy decisions, at every level of government.
  • Helping neighborhoods and communities get educated and organized by holding town halls, forums, film series and rallies.
  • Building empowerment through trainings, actions and working groups.

Communities are often confronted with a false dichotomy: choose between jobs or clean air; economic growth or a healthy environment. This is an outdated paradigm.

Summary of Our Campaigns


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Beyond Toxics is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and all contributions are fully tax-deductible. Please consider giving a gift of a Beyond Toxics membership to a friend or family member!