SAICM needs a new mechanism for action

A group of NGOs, including HEJSupport, submitted a proposal to the SAICM Secretariat for the next IP meeting, taking place in October 2019 Bangkok. The NGOs present in their paper a new mechanism of action and criteria for elevation of obligations to progress SAICM Issues of Concerns (IoCs) in the post 2020 multilateral regime for chemicals and waste.

REACH Committee should decide in favor of health and environment

NGOs sent a letter to members of the REACH Committee, prior to its meeting on September 17-18, 2019. Crucial decsions are planned to be taken, that have a wide impact on human health and environment in the EU.

Launch www.ptfperiod.info

We are happy to announce the launch of a new website, www.ptfperiod.info
Our new website is designed to inform people who menstruate about plastic and toxic chemicals in hygienic products, their health and environmental effects, and the availability of more sustainable, plastic and toxic free options on the market. The site involves global perspectives and provides a platform for NGOs and individuals to share their stories, activities and good practice examples.

Webinar “SAICM für Einsteiger”

Jetzt anmelden! PAN-Webinar “SAICM für Einsteiger”,
PAN Germany lädt ein zum Webinar: Ein internationaler Rahmen für eine giftfreie Zukunft – SAICM für Einsteiger, in Kooperation mit HEJSupport und WECF. Es findet statt am 16.09.2019 von 15:00 – 17:00 Uhr.

HEJSupport submission to EU Roadmap on EDC Fitness Check

HEJSupport submitted comments on the EU Commission Roadmap for the Fitness Check on Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals (EDCs). The EU Commission has failed to deliver protective measures from EDCs for health and envrionment.

NGO comments to Ontario Regulations for Recycling of Electrical and Electronic Equipment (EEE) and Batteries under the Resource Recovery and Circular Economy Act (RRCEA)

The Toronto Environmental Alliance (TEA) and HEJSupport
are pleased to see that the Ontario Government is moving forward quickly on electronic waste and batteries under the Resource Recovery and Circular Economy Act.

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