Toxic Playgrounds and Healthy Playgrounds

Children's EPA will post news about Toxic Playgrounds and communities that are working to protect children from environmental toxins in playgrounds.
Resources and advice by experts will also be posted on how to identify playground toxins and recommendation for improvements so children can play in healthy and safe playgrounds. 

Additional Resources and websites:
  • Grassroots Environmental Education: Why Kids are at risk   Thousands of chemicals are used to manufacture virtually all of the products used for and by our children, from plastic toys to personal care products. Few of these chemicals have been properly tested for the potential adverse effects on humans, and almost none have been evaluated for their potential risks to children. See more at