[Press Release] “Iwas PapuToxic” Campaign Urges Kids to Desist Using Firecrackers to Avoid Injuries, Pollution -EcoWaste Coalition

“Iwas PapuToxic” Campaign Urges Kids to Desist Using Firecrackers to Avoid Injuries, Pollution Environmental groups and health advocates led by the EcoWaste Coalition, together with about 2,000 students from Fernando Ma. Guerrero Elementary School in Paco, Manila, today jumpstarted the annual campaign against the use of firecrackers by staging an on-campus noise barrage simulating a…

[Press Release] EcoWaste Coalition Sounds Warning Bell Over Mercury-Laced Cosmetics from Pakistan

EcoWaste Coalition Sounds Warning Bell Over Mercury-Laced Cosmetics from Pakistan (Watchdog Asks FDA to Thwart Trade in Mercury-Laden Pakistani Skin Cream) 5 August 2014, Quezon City. Beware: dangerous mercury-laden skin creams are not only coming from mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan, but also from far away Pakistan. The EcoWaste Coalition, a toxics watchdog, made…

[Press Release] Back-to-School Project Provides Non-Toxic, Lead-Safe Zippers for School Uniforms -EcoWaste Coalition

Back-to-School Project Provides Non-Toxic, Lead-Safe Zippers for School Uniforms 25 May 2014, Manila. Used school uniforms got a new lease of life through a practical “back-to-school” initiative involving a vibrant parish community, a toxics watchdog group and the world’s largest zipper manufacturer. Through a collaborative project that brought together the Our Lady of Remedies Parish,…