Access to affordable and safe housing is among the key challenges and social inequities revealed by the COVID pandemic. Calls for a just and green recovery need to include extending environmental protection to the indoor environment.
CELA and HEJSupport are pleased that Canada decided to withdraw its exemption on recycling articles the include 4 fire retardant polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs), known to be associated with serious adverse health effects.
Download the Media Release here: Press Release - Recycling Exemption January 29 2020 Ottawa, Canada – Only a small group of countries continues taking advantage of a loophole in the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) that allow banned…
Bev Thorpe with Clean Production Action and CELA's Fe de Leon blog about the need for better chemical safety provisions in CEPA to prevent toxic exposures from consumer products.
A call for Canadian Citizen Action to protect the Great Lakes – St. Lawrence River Ecosystem PFAS-Fact-Sheet
Identifying Opportunities to Address Toxicity of Products in a Circular Economy Report-PFAS-Sept-2019