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EcoWaste Coalition Bares New List of 31 Lead-Containing Spray Paints

11 January 2024, Quezon City.  With the start of the New Year, the toxics watchdog group EcoWaste Coalition again reminded consumers to steer clear of aerosol paints containing lead, a hazardous chemical banned in the manufacture of paints and similar…

So that tomorrow no one can say: “I didn’t know”

As health workers, we have sworn to pursue the defense of life, the protection of human physical and mental health, and the relief of suffering, to abide by the ethical principles of human solidarity and to fight any act that…

Chile: Making live and letting die

This system is not salvageable, this system is not dignified and it is not sustainable. The only way forward in civilisational terms is an intergenerational solidarity social insurance, a single, universal health system for all the people of Chile. This…

Chile: It is time to make, create, and build a future for everyone

What should be done with FONASA and ISAPRES. For people, without exception, having health care coverage according to the needs that arise at different times of life, is one of the most important priorities, and from the point of view…

Viability of Green Hydrogen falters: Scientific studies demystify its efficiency

A study reviewed more than 50 scientific publications on the cost-effectiveness and viability of green hydrogen, concluding that it is more costly and inefficient compared to other alternatives. By Alfredo Seguel Green hydrogen falters: Study questions its efficiency compared to…

PAWS & EcoWaste: Firecrackers can Traumatize Animals and Pollute the Air

28 December 2023, Quezon City.  An animal welfare group and an environmental health group urged the general public to welcome the New Year sans firecrackers and fireworks to protect animals such as cats and dogs, as well as the ecosystems,…

COP28’s Unrealistic Tripling of Nuclear Power 

UN climate conferences since 1992 have failed to follow through with results, as CO2 emissions continue higher and higher with every passing year. In fact, post climate conference impact of adopted proposals has become something of an inside joke. The…

EcoWaste Coalition Cites 10th Year of Groundbreaking Chemical Control Order Banning Toxic Lead in Paints

23 December 2023, Quezon City.  The EcoWaste Coalition, a non-profit environmental health organization, lauded the Chemical Control Order (CCO) banning lead — a potent neurotoxin causing irreversible damage to children’s brains — in the production of paints as the groundbreaking…

EcoWaste Coalition Holds “Iwas Paputoxic” Campaign for Healthier and Safer New Year Celebrations 

22 December 2023, Quezon City. As Christmas nears and as the year draws to a close, the EcoWaste Coalition called on every Filipino to stay away from the Chinese-influenced tradition of detonating firecrackers and fireworks to usher in the New Year.…

The importance of “emotional re-learning”.

In a previous article, we talked about why it is necessary to speak about “relational health“; well, this topic is directly related to how we experience and express our emotions. By Vilma Perren It is very clear that we are…

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