Aug 07, 2020 / Toxics

Your favourite takeout meal may be packaged with toxic PFAS chemicals

New testing conducted by an independent lab and commissioned by the Mind the Store Campaign, Safer Chemicals Healthy Families and Toxic Free Future found…Read More


Jul 10, 2020 / Toxics

Enjoy the summer sun without damaging your health: A guide to choosing the right sunscreen

With the sun beating down in the summer, it’s common to lather your skin with sunscreen to prevent burning. But, are you getting burned…Read More


May 13, 2020 / Toxics

Pollution, health, and COVID-19 — We answer some of your most pressing questions

Last week, we hosted a webinar about the link between toxic pollution, health, and COVID-19. The webinar shed light on how exposure to toxics…Read More


Mar 31, 2020 / Toxics

Top 5 ways to effectively clean your home and reduce your exposure to harmful chemicals during the COVID-19 pandemic

Air quality in our homes is very important for our health, especially today as Canadians are spending more time at home to help curb…Read More


Mar 15, 2020 / Toxics

The top 4 reasons why Volkswagen avoided paying the real cost of its crime in Canada

Last month, an Ontario court ordered Volkswagen (VW) to pay $192 million in criminal fines for importing nearly 128,000 cheating diesel vehicles that violated…Read More


Jan 09, 2020 / Clean Beauty / Toxics

Top 10 harmful chemicals to avoid in your skincare products

Think about it – from waking up in the morning until going to bed at night, how many skincare products do you use? From…Read More


Dec 27, 2019 / Clean Economy / Climate Change / Livable Communities / Plastic Pollution / Safeguarding Freshwater / Toxics

What’s in store for 2020? Here are our predictions for next year’s biggest environmental news stories

2019 was a big year for environmental news. Here’s a quick recap: UN scientists took off the gloves on their warnings to us about…Read More


Dec 13, 2019 / Plastic Pollution / Toxics

The ultimate eco-guide to (not) gift giving this holiday season

Creative alternatives and new traditions to gift giving Just as I’m trying to move towards a low-waste lifestyle, along comes Christmas – the largest…Read More


Nov 07, 2019 / Safeguarding Freshwater / Toxics

Ontario is making it cheaper and easier for industries to pollute our waters

Last week, the Minister of the Environment, Conservation and Parks Hon. Jeff Yurek held a media conference. He claimed that changes proposed in the…Read More


Nov 05, 2019 / Toxics

Home Depot, Lowe’s and Staples take action to protect their customers from PFAS and other harmful toxics lurking in carpets and office supplies

It’s been an exciting fall for people who want to see more action on toxic chemicals in consumer and household products. In the span…Read More