Toolkit

Download the PDF

Download the PDF

So, you want to start a revolution!

As you hatch your plot consider –

  • How to make an effective argument?
  • How to get the attention of your elected officials?

Here’s where we can help. We’ve created or collected materials to help make an impression.

Facts and figures – there’s a place for that, but many times an illustration will help you break the ice. Do illustrations seem less threatening? Whatever you call it, this one-pager, Before You Burn, Know The Facts reads like a cartoon, yet still packs a punch.

Download the report

Download the report

At the other end of the spectrum, let us point you to the 101-page Smoke-free Outdoor Public Spaces Advocacy Toolkit, published by the Physicians for a Smoke-Free Canada – it’s chock full of great ideas you can turn into action.

download Dr Moench's Reasons

download Dr Moench’s Reasons

Think you know most or all of the reasons to ban wood burning?

You don’t know as many as Utah Physicians for a Healthy Environment‘s Dr. Brian Moench. Download his 17 Reasons and start memorizing them. Not only will you begin to sound like an expert yourself – you will be an expert.

 

Download the brochure

Download the brochure

Maybe this brochure strikes the right balance – it’s meant to be a handout, a leave-behind – and don’t we all know someone who needs to read one. Prepared by the distinguished Environment and Human Health, Inc., you’ll be armed with the indisputable scientific facts.

Download the report

Download the report

Combine the brochure with the 16-page How Wood Smoke Harms Your Health and you’ll have everything you need to assemble like-minded neighbors, to interact with your local elected officials, and to stand before the microphones at an upcoming hearing of your regional air quality board.

Want another? Check out Why is wood smoke a problem? with details provided by the Bay Area Air Quality Management District.

Now you’ve got to do your part – gather these resources and combine them with lots of photos.

How to take a high-impact photo
at the AQMD – step up to the microphone and testify

at the AQMD – step up to the microphone and testify