After a Pennsylvania Sea Grant presentation at Mercyhurst University in 2013, students took action to change individual behavior that would have the most impact — eliminating unnecessary toxic chemicals from products they use. Together with their professor, Anne Zaphiris, and PA Sea Grant staff, Marti Martz and Anna McCartney, they created a social change campaign called Fresh Face Forward to educate the college community about the issues related to chemicals in personal care products and ask them to change their purchasing habits. Visit the campaign website at:

Staff Member: 
Anna McCartney
Marti Martz

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