Dec 11, 2014 / Toxics

Tip of the Month: Have a holly, jolly and toxic-free holiday season

Have you pulled out, dusted off and put up your holiday decorations around your home yet? If you have (or you plan to do…Read More


Dec 10, 2014 / Toxics

Help keep the buzz going against the use of neonics in Ontario

We need pollinators, such as bees, to pollinate one third of all the food we eat. That’s why there is so much concern over…Read More


Nov 27, 2014 / Toxics

Environmental and health organizations call for ban on triclosan

Evidence is mounting that triclosan has the potential to adversely impact human health, even more than previously thought. That’s why, along with over 50…Read More


Oct 23, 2014 / Toxics

Halloween should be scary fun, not scary toxic

For most parents, the scariest thing on Halloween is the inevitable late evening sugar crash. But forget about the sugar snacks and little monster…Read More


Oct 12, 2014 / Toxics

Tip of the Month: Face Paint that Won’t Make Your Skin Crawl this Halloween

The scariest thing you will see this Halloween won’t be the little ghosts and goblins knocking at your door. It will most likely be…Read More


Oct 07, 2014 / Toxics

Clorox to pull back the curtain on its scents

Have you ever wondered what makes your dish soap smell like lemons or your moisturizer smell like vanilla? It’s often many things but it’s…Read More


Oct 07, 2014 / Toxics

Will new U.S.-Canadian agreement impact Canadian toxics control?

There are a lot of international trade talks happening these days, and different regulations and how they affect business are a big topic of…Read More


Sep 26, 2014 / Toxics

Asthma and a Common Household Chemical: New Research on Pre-Natal Exposure

Asthma is the most common chronic disease of children in Canada, affecting 12.5 per cent of children. In the past decade, studies have linked…Read More


Sep 25, 2014 / Toxics

More proof on the need to extinguish flame retardants

From melting ice caps to loss of habitat, life isn’t easy in the Arctic. And it’s only getting worse thanks to the widespread presence…Read More


Sep 19, 2014 / Toxics

Toilets are not garbage bins!

Last Friday, a group of septic system workers (MESUG) held an event to draw attention to the impact that so-called “flushable wipes” are having…Read More