Chemicals thought to be linked to breast cancer are found in many of our everyday products, from food packaging to reusable plastic tableware and till receipts.
With temperatures edging towards 30 degrees Celsius around Europe this weekend you might be thinking of topping up your sunscreen supplies. However, ensuring what you buy does not contain chemicals harmful to human health and the environment should also be front of mind.
We would expect that product safety standards ensure everyday products will be safe to use, but a new review has revealed gaps in UK regulations, according to the National Audit Office (NAO).
CHEM Trust, The Health and Environment Alliance (HEAL), Zero Waste Europe, the European Consumer Organisation BEUC, and ClientEarth have collaborated to bust some of the most popular myths surrounding chemicals used in food contact materials.
New research has discovered up to 6 types of phthalate chemicals in newly laid herring gull eggs.
New resources have been made available to raise awareness with the public on the harmful effects that PFAS can have on human health, wildlife, and the environment.
A new briefing published this week by CHEM Trust and the Marine Conservation Society (MCS) highlights the worrying effects that chemical pollution is having on the health of UK freshwater and marine wildlife.
A new report released today by BEUC highlights testing that found a range of harmful chemicals in non-plastic single-use tableware, often promoted as being a sustainable alternative to non-degradable plastic packaging.
A new investigation released today shows that harmful, persistent chemicals are used in disposable take-away food packaging in the UK.
This week CHEM Trust wrote to the UK Government, alongside 26 UK public health and environmental NGOs, to outline 12 Key Asks for the UK’s new Chemicals Strategy.