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Recycling contaminates plastic toys with toxic chemicals from electronic waste

child-puzzle-toy

Some banned toxic flame retardant chemicals are now found in recycled plastics in form of e-waste, which are being made into several toys for children to play with. It is believed that the popular magic puzzle toys called “Rubik” contain these harmful chemicals. Though these chemicals are already banned, the Stockholm Convention is however yet to address their use in recycled form ...

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CODE: Need for urgent remediation of Shikira community

Amina J. Mohammed

Over 300 children in Shikira living with high lead level in their blood and need urgent medical treatments, says Hamzat Lawal, Chief Executive of connected Development (CODE) and Co-Founder, Follow The Money. The campaigner is clamouring for the contaminated community’s speedy clean-up We are highly shocked over the Federal Government’s inability to announce a specific date when remediation of Shikira ...

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