Monthly Archive:: November 2008

Arugaan, EcoWaste Coalition Urge DOH to Take Precautionary Action against Bisphenol A

Quezon City. Advocates for children’s health and chemical safety have combined their voices in urging swift precautionary action against the continued use of bisphenol A (BPA) in infant and other consumer products. Arugaan, a staunch advocate of

Groups Urge RP to Champion Zero Waste at Climate Talks

Quezon City. The EcoWaste Coalition and allied groups called on the Philippine delegation to the upcoming climate talks in Poznan, Poland to take up the cudgels for the climate by pushing for the quickest and cheapest strategy

EcoWaste Coalition Calls for Action versus Dirty Air

Quezon City. The EcoWaste Coalition, a waste and pollution watchdog, today urged the public to take simple but vital steps to improve the air quality as the country marks the annual Clean Air Month this November. “There

EcoWaste Coalition Partners with the Swedish Society for Nature Conservation to Empower Consumers against Hazardous Chemicals

Quezon City. The spate of cases linking hazardous chemicals in products to serious health and environmental problems has roused a green coalition into enhancing its work on chemical safety issues. “We are deeply alarmed by the unhindered

EcoWaste Coalition Welcomes Change in America!

“We join the American people in welcoming the dawn of a new era under President-elect Barack Obama. Like the rest of the world, we expect his administration to initiate bold steps to prevent the global climate crisis

EcoGroup to Atienza: Close the Dumps Now!

Quezon City. The pollution watchdog group EcoWaste Coalition criticized Environment Secretary Lito Atienza’s lack of political will to keep his six months ultimatum of closing down the toxic waste dumps existing in the country. The environment secretary