Scoping Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances Releases from the Recycling of Paper and Textiles and their Implications for the Great Lakes-St Lawrence River Ecosystem:

Identifying Opportunities to Address Toxicity of Products in a Circular Economy Report-PFAS-Sept-2019

Basel Ban Amendment prohibiting exports of hazardous wastes

Title: Basel Ban Amendment prohibiting exports of hazardous wastes Resource Type: Letter Content: Letter-to-Minister-McKenna-17-July-2019 # of Pages: 3 Date authored: July 17, 2019 Author/s: Kathleen Ruff, Theresa McClenaghan, Jim Puckett, Tadeese Amera, Sarah King, Beatrice Olivastri & Heather Marshall Author…

Incorporating Basel Convention plastics amendments into the OECD Decision

Title: Re: Incorporating Basel Convention plastics amendments into the OECD Decision Resource Type: Letter Content: L-Incorp-Basel-Conv-plastics-amendmts-OECD-Decision # of Pages: 3 Date authored: July 3, 2019 Publication number: 1285 Author/s: Kathleen Ruff, Theresa McClenaghan, Sarah King, Jim Puckett, Tadesse Amera Author…

It is time to end toxic recycling: Canadian global position to abandon recycling exemption needed for a safe circular economy

Posted by Olga Speranskaya and Fe de Leon, Health and Environment Justice Support (HEJ Support) and Canadian Environmental Law Association on April 30, 2019 Health and Environment Justice Support (HEJSupport) and Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA) have appealed to Environment and Climate Change…

Reducing Litter and Waste in Our Communities: Discussion Paper. Response to Environmental Registry No. 013-4689

Title: Reducing Litter and Waste in Our Communities: Discussion Paper. Response to Environmental Registry No. 013-4689 Resource Type: Letter, Response to Consultation Content: Response-Waste-Disc-Paper # of Pages: 13 Date authored: April 18, 2019 Author/s: Richard D. Lindgren, Emily Alfred, John…

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

Apr 16 2019 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…