CHE amplifies the latest, peer-reviewed science to support changes in policy and practice that protect people and the planet.
December 12, 2023 — Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) are acutely toxic at high concentrations. At lower concentrations they are endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs), with multiple effects on human health. In this EDC Strategies . . .
January 9, 2024 — A large number of chemicals of concern are used in food contact materials, and can migrate from those materials into food. Existing regulatory requirements do not adequately address the health hazards of these . . .
February 22, 2024 — Nearly a third of adults in the US have at least one tattoo, according to a recent Pew Research Center survey. People choose to have tattoos for many reasons, including, in an increasing number of cases, as a way to . . .
Nov 27, 2023 — “Advanced recycling,” also sometimes called molecular recycling or chemical recycling, is a term that encompasses several technologies that use heat, solvents, enzymes, or microwaves to break down plastic waste. Among the so-called “advanced recycling” methods, attempts to commercialize and scale up have focused mainly on pyrolysis and gasification. . . .
Nov 19, 2023 — In a recent webinar, Dr. Max Aung presented the results of a study that examined the relationship between certain chemicals and previous diagnoses of hormone-mediated cancers. . . .
Nov 07, 2023 — By Max Aung, MPH, PhD and Lariah Edwards, PhD
Three leaders in the fields of public health and agroecology recently put the heat on historic injustices — and shed light on necessary paths forward.
In the latest collaboration between the Collaborative for Health and Environment, the Agents of Change in Environmental Justice Program, and . . .