Used in fast food packaging, the long-lasting chemicals can seep into food—and build up in our bodies.
EHN.org founder Pete Myers is part of a debate on how to further cut waste tied to single-use products.
Some of Canada's biggest retailers started testing alternatives to receipt paper that's coated in potentially dangerous chemicals, as pressure mounts for them to phase it out by the end of this year.
Research indicates chemicals used as alternatives to bisphenol A in polycarbonate plastics and epoxy resins aren't always safer.
From obesity to autism, the effects of bisphenol A (BPA) during pregnancy and childhood are well known. However, new research shows that BPA exposure during pregnancy at levels once considered safe could disrupt circadian rhythms as well as lead to hyperactivity later in life.
Two chemicals used as substitutes for bisphenol A (BPA) may contribute to childhood weight gain and obesity, according to a study published today in the Journal of the Endocrine Society.
In hot environments, before you reach for a plastic water bottle to keep hydrated, you might think twice about whether it too has been wilting under a hot sun.
It's a myth that environmental regulations stifle economic productivity. Harmful chemicals cost the US $340bn a year.
Exposure to potentially toxic substances that are part of modern life only adds to the many anxieties of parenting. Here's what action you can take.
By keeping Americans focused on the climate benefits of gas vs. coal, industry seeks to delay a broader debate of the deficits of gas vs. renewables.
Lessons from environmental and economic restoration efforts in the Ruhr Valley could help usher Appalachia into a new era.
Study finds decreasing lead in topsoil coincides with reductions in children's blood levels, which suggests playing around the dirt may be an important source of the toxic for children