A recent investigation conducted by the Danish Consumer Council THINK Chemicals found potentially harmful chemicals in over 40% of shampoos. The study also highlighted the availability of numerous safer alternatives.
A recent investigation by Which? found that some period pants from popular UK brands contain silver, which is sometimes used as an antimicrobial agent, but has been linked to health and environmental concerns.
A legal complaint has been filed against major food and beverage companies Coca-Cola, Danone and Nestlé by the European Consumer Organisation, BEUC, for what they deem to be misleading claims regarding the sustainability of their products.
NGOs have launched a petition calling for EU policymakers to phase out polyvinyl chloride (PVC), a type of plastic, due to the hazards it poses to people’s health and the environment.
A new map shows that over 150 species of wildlife, distributed across every continent, are contaminated with flame retardant chemicals.
The European Consumer organisation, BEUC, has published a new report which concludes that harmful chemicals are ubiquitous in everyday consumer products, but that safer options are available.
The Danish Consumer Council THINK Chemicals has reported that almost one in four deodorants examined in their recent test contain unwanted chemicals, but that safer options are available.
On 25th September the EU adopted a restriction on microplastics that are intentionally added to products. The restriction intends to prevent half a million tonnes of microplastics from entering the environment over the next 20 years.
New analysis by Pesticide Action Network UK reveals that UK pesticide regulations are falling behind EU standards, leading to unequal EU-UK environmental and health safeguards.
UN’s first draft of Global Plastics Treaty targets toxic chemicals across the entire life cycle of plastic
On 4th September 2023, the United Nations Environment Programme published a first draft of the Global Plastics Treaty, which includes measures to address chemicals of concern in plastics at all stages of a plastic’s life cycle.