Withdrawing the Stockholm Convention recycling exemptions for TetraBDE, PentaBDE, HexaBDE and HeptaBDE

Title: Withdrawing the Stockholm Convention recycling exemptions for TetraBDE, PentaBDE, HexaBDE and HeptaBDE Resource Type: Letter Content: 1260-CanadaPBDEToxicRecyling # of Pages: 4 Date authored: April 16, 2019 Publication number: 1260 Author/s: Olga Speranskaya & Fe de Leon Author Organization: Health…

Media Release: Toxic Chemicals Found in Canadian Toys & Consumer Products Made of Recycled Plastics: Health and Environmental groups urge immediate action by Canada to withdraw recycling exemption for toxic flame retardants under the Stockholm Convention

Media Release Ottawa, Canada - A recent analysis of consumer products sold in Canada made from recycled plastics has revealed toxic flame-retardant contamination in some hair accessories, children's toys, and other plastic products. Canada is one of the few countries that…

ENGO Comments on Framework for Waste Electronic and Electrical Equipment and Batteries

Title: ENGO Comments on Framework for Waste Electronic and Electrical Equipment and Batteries Resource Type: Response to Consultation Content: 1246-ENGO comments - Framework for WEEE and Battery regulations # of Pages: 7 Date authored: February 20, 2019 Publication number: 1246…

Binational Risk Management Strategy on PBDEs

Title: Re: Binational Risk Management Strategy on PBDEs Resource Type: Letter Content: 1190-NGOsubmissiononPBDEs # of Pages: 9 Date authored: May 11, 2018 Publication number: 1190 Author/s: Fe de Leon, Michael Murray and John Jackson Author Organization: CELA

Circular economy framework promotes recycling but fails to prevent contaminants in new products: banned toxic chemicals detected in children’s toys

Title: Circular economy framework promotes recycling but fails to prevent contaminants in new products: banned toxic chemicals detected in children’s toys Resource Type: Report Content: 1177-BannedToxicChemicalsDetected_1 # of Pages: 6 Date authored: February 8, 2018 Publication number: 1177 Author/s: Olga…

Media Release: Canadian position at international chemicals meeting ignores consumer product contamination problems; is at odds with public health protection

Media Release Toronto, CANADA – The Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA) is concerned that the federal government’s stated commitment for a global phase-out of two highly toxic chemicals is undermined by its support for a recycling exemption in an international…