Housing and the Indoor Environment: Where toxic exposures can be up close and personal

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.

Joint NGOs response to Ontario’s Blue Box Program and Extended Producer Responsibilities (detailed comments) under the Resource Recovery and Circular Economy Act

CELA and 6 other organizations wrote a letter to the Director of Resource Recovery Policy Branch of the Ministry of the Environment, Conservation, and Parks (MOECP) to provide detailed comments on coming changes to recycling in Ontario.

Joint NGO respond to Ontario Blue Box Program and Extended Producer Responsibility (under the Resource Recovery and Circular Economy Act)

CELA and 6 other orgnanizations wrote a letter to the Jeff Yurek, Minister of the Environment, Conservation, and Parks, to offer some suggestions to improve proposed changes to the Blue Box recycling program and regulation of Printed Paper and Packaging (PPP).

Nurdles and Nuclear Waste – Lake Superior and Environmental Contaminants

This event took place on March 25, 2020 CELA hosted a public legal education event with EnvironmentNorth.  Speakers included Adam De Luca talking about Nuclear Waste in the Northwest - PBSC, and Petri Bailey on Nuclear Waste in the Northwest…

Canada is Urged to Stop the Recycling of Products with Globally Banned Toxic Flame Retardants: Groups Seek Greater Protection to the Environment and Health

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…