All pesticide use carries risk but important differences exist in how pesticides behave indoors and in how they are regulated. Choices exist for lower risk alternatives alongside prevention.
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.
Joint response from CELA, Environmental Defence, and Toxics Free Great Lakes Network. Download submission here: Comments to IJC re PROP 2019
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
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…