28.2 C
Lagos
Tuesday, June 6, 2023

Tag:EcoWaste Coalition

Labour, environmental groups demand listing of chrysotile asbestos in Rotterdam Convention

As the 2023 meetings of the Conference of the Parties (COP) of the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions get underway in Geneva, Switzerland, groups...

Group backs creation of Global Green Fund to address toxic chemical crisis

The environmental health and justice watchdog group, EcoWaste Coalition, has added its voice to the call to create a Global Green Chemicals and Waste...

Philippines: 85 imported spray paints found to contain lead above legal limit – Groups

Paints containing lead above the legal limit continue to be exported from China and Thailand to the Philippines despite a national ban on such...

Groups call for the removal of phase-out exemption for Mercury-added eye cosmetics

Environmental health organisations from the Philippines are asking governments across the world to end a partial exemption on mercury use for eye area cosmetics...

Protect kids from endocrine disrupting chemicals in erasers, other products – Groups

As thousands of schools brace for limited face-to-face classes amid declining COVID-19 cases in the Philippines, two non-profit groups raised the alarm over the...

Concern over sale of mercury-added skin whitening cosmetics despite global phase-out deadline

On the International Women's Day, a toxics watchdog group in the Philippines took online shopping giants to task for their failure to rid their...

UNEA 5.2: Groups urge govts to negotiate for treaty addressing plastic pollution crisis

Philippine environmental groups working for a zero waste and toxics-free society have expressed support for a robust negotiation mandate as governments from over 190...

Group pushes for action against highly toxic PCBs

An environmental health and justice organisation based in the Philippines has called for people's support to the government-led efforts to eliminate a highly toxic class...

Latest news

Bonn Climate Change Conference: AGN pushes adaptation measures for women, youth

Women and youth require adaptation measures as they are more affected by climate change impact differently in the continent,...
- Advertisement -spot_imgspot_img

Customs seizes pangolin scales worth N432m in Bauchi

The Nigerian Customs Service (NCS), Federal Operations Unit (FOU) Zone D, Bauchi, has seized contraband Pangolin scales with a...

World Environment Day: Osun institutes action against plastic pollution, environmentalists seek alternatives

Osun State Government on Monday, June 5, 2023, instituted action plan against plastic pollution as measures to control plastic...

Must read

Bonn Climate Change Conference: AGN pushes adaptation measures for women, youth

Women and youth require adaptation measures as they are...

Customs seizes pangolin scales worth N432m in Bauchi

The Nigerian Customs Service (NCS), Federal Operations Unit (FOU)...