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…

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…

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…

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

Apr 28 2017 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…

Coalition of North American Environmental Health and Human Rights Organizations Demand National Governments Support Global Elimination of Toxic Chemicals

27 Groups Sign Letter Apr 22 2015 For more information: Pamela Miller, Alaska Community Action on Toxics, 907-222-7714 ANCHORAGE, AK, USA; TORONTO, ON, CANADA; TEXCOCO, STATE OF MEXICO, MEXICO: Today, health, human rights, environmental justice, and conservation organizations across North America…

Environmental Health Law and Regulation – Opportunities for Engagement

Title: Environmental Health Law and Regulation - Opportunities for Engagement Resource Type: Presentation Content: 973EnviroHealthRegOppforEngagement # of Pages: 85 Date authored: June 30, 2012 Publication number: 973 Author/s: Theresa McClenaghan Author Organization: CELA