BAN Toxics

BAN Toxics is a non-government, non-profit, environmental organization established in 2006, that strongly supports the protection of the environment and advocates for an environmentally sustainable future through the promotion of sound chemicals and wastes management practices. We are committed to the advancement of environmental justice to protect vulnerable populations, especially women and children.

Environmental group promotes “Zero Waste” to reduce toxic and waste pollution in the Philippines

Environmental watchdog group BAN Toxics, along with other environmental protection advocates, calls on the nation to promote “zero waste” as a principle and practice to reduce toxic and waste pollution in the Philippines in time for Zero Waste Month. January…

Toxic watchdog group to consumers, authorities: Beware of prohibited giant Piccolo firecrackers!

Toxic watchdog group BAN Toxics sounded the alarm over the selling of “Giant Piccolo” in the market. Piccolo has been marked as one of the prohibited firecrackers for the past years and is one of the main culprits of firecracker-related…

Don’t ADD TO CART Mercury-Added Products

They say there is no more perfect time to hit “add to cart” than during a holiday sale season. However, as much as Filipinos desire to join the shopping rush, toxic and harmful products remain widely available on these online…

Toxics-free and wastes-free Philippines for International Human Rights Day

Environmental watchdog group BAN Toxics urged the government to implement better action plans and solutions for a toxics-free and waste-free Philippines. The group made the call in time for the commemoration of International Human Rights Day. “A safe and healthy…

BAN Toxics Launches Toxic-Free and Waste-Free Christmas, Promotes Recycled and Eco-friendly Parols

QUEZON CITY, December 7, 2022 – Environmental group BAN Toxics, together with thousands of students, teachers, and parents of General Roxas Elementary School (GRES), launched its annual school-based campaign promoting a toxic-free and waste-free Christmas celebration. Students, teachers, and parents…

“Be careful when buying lead-tainted laser pointer toys,” said BAN Toxics

While promoting safe toys for kids during this yuletide season, the toxic watchdog group BAN Toxics raised their concern over the sale of unnotified and unlabelled lead-tainted laser pointer toys in the market. In the recent market monitoring conducted over…

“Save marine life, take precaution in using Glitters,” said BAN Toxics

Now that the spirit of the yuletide season is everywhere, people have started decorating their houses, schools, offices, stores, and malls with different colorful decorations and lights. In line with this, environmental watchdog BAN Toxics appealed to the public to…

Environmental group launches children’s rights for a safe and healthy environment campaign

As part of their advocacy to promote child rights and sound chemicals and wastes management, environmental group BAN Toxics, in partnership with Dr. Yanga Colleges Inc. (DYCI) and the Diocese of Malolos, launched the Children’s Rights for a Safe and…

Toxic watchdog group raises alarm on early selling of prohibited firecrackers

With Christmas and New Year festivities just around the corner, toxic watchdog group BAN Toxics raised the alarm on the early selling of prohibited firecrackers as a part of their toxics-free and waste-free holiday celebration campaign. In the recent market…

BAN Toxics Warns the Public on Buying Christmas Lights

As malls and stores start to decorate for early holiday shopping, the toxic watchdog group BAN Toxics conducted market monitoring of Christmas lights sold in the market and determined their quality and safety for consumers. During the weekend, the group…

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