Just like microbeads, Canada needs to regulate single-use plastics: Here’s how
Jun 08, 2018 by Muhannad Malas (Program Manager, Toxics)
Plastic waste can now be found in the farthest corners and deepest trenches on the planet. Yet, every day millions of disposable plastic containers,…Read More
Alarming: New study finds that baby bibs contain toxic chemicals and could be polluting our kids
May 17, 2018 by Muhannad Malas (Program Manager, Toxics)
Among the things that every expecting parent need are baby bibs, mats and pads. Parents know that these are essential products that make taking…Read More
California continues to lead the way on labelling toxics. What about Canada?
Nov 06, 2017 by Muhannad Malas (Program Manager, Toxics)
Last month, the State of California enacted the first-of-its-kind law in North America to require the labelling of cleaning product ingredients. That’s right –…Read More
Great news! Parliamentary committee recommends a stronger toxics law
Jun 20, 2017 by Muhannad Malas (Program Manager, Toxics)
From a legal recognition of our right to a healthy environment, to stronger protections from hormone-disrupting chemicals in consumer products, a parliamentary committee report…Read More
How much atrazine needs to be in our water until Canada bans this harmful pesticide?
Mar 22, 2017 by Muhannad Malas (Program Manager, Toxics)
Update: Health Canada released their decision on March 31, 2017 to not ban atrazine and to conduct a second review of the pesticide to…Read More
What grade would you give toxics regulations in Canada?
Nov 02, 2016 by Muhannad Malas (Program Manager, Toxics)
At Environmental Defence, we’re working hard to protect Canadians from toxic chemicals that linger in day-to-day items like cosmetics and personal care products. That…Read More