WECF one of the Health and Environment NGOs to comment on Bisphenol A ban
NGOs respond to recent reports that the European Commission will ban the use of organic compound bisphenol A (BPA) in plastic baby bottles from 2011.
29.11.2010 |WECF Press Release
We welcome this first baby step that the European Commission has taken to ban bisphenol A in baby bottles - but this is not enough.
Bisphenol A is widespread in the environment and in us, and babies are already exposed to it in the womb. So we believe the European Commission should aim to take adult steps and ban this hormone disruptor from all food contact materials such as can linings, and ultimately from all other products relevant for human and environmental exposure, e.g. the use in cash receipts.
By a coalition of European NGO environment and health campaigners working on toxic chemicals:
- European Environmental Bureau (EEB)
- Health and Environment Alliance (HEAL)
- GLOBAL 2000 (Friends of the Earth Austria)
- BUND (Friends of the Earth Germany)
- WWF European Policy Unit
- The Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL)
- France nature environnement (FNE)
- Women in Europe for a Common Future (WECF)
- Inter-Environnement Wallonie (IEW)
Meet the Winners of the Gender Just Climate Solutions Award at COP24
On the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, we awarded Gender Just Climate Solutions Winners at the climate negotiations in Katowice, Poland
Invitation: Gender Just Climate Solutions Award 2018
10 December, COP24 Katowice
Getting to the Future We Want
4-7 November, Brussels: European Environmental Bureauís (EEB) Annual Conference
WECF and partners all over Europe start GoodFood4All Campaign
#Ruralwomen: join our Women2030 campaign!