EcoWaste Coalition reveals illegal sale of unregistered silver jewelry cleaners in Manila

April 14, 2015 by · Comments Off on EcoWaste Coalition reveals illegal sale of unregistered silver jewelry cleaners in Manila 

MANILA, April 12 — An environmental watchdog has expressed serious concern over the unlawful sale of unregistered silver jewelry cleaning solutions in Manila that could be laced with cyanide, a highly toxic chemical.

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Cheap painted Angel and Buddha figurines found safe from toxic lead

April 6, 2015 by · Comments Off on Cheap painted Angel and Buddha figurines found safe from toxic lead 

MANILA, April 5 — Locally-made ornamental Angel and Buddha figurines that showed high levels of toxic lead in the past are now safe from the brain-damaging chemical.

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School principals urged to give out only lead-safe Achievement Medals

March 4, 2015 by · Comments Off on School principals urged to give out only lead-safe Achievement Medals 

MANILA, March 3 — As the nation’s schools prepare for the graduation ceremonies this month, EcoWaste Coalition urged school principals to give out only non-toxic medals to their distinguished academic, athletic and cultural achievers.

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