Apr 222012
 
Action Guide

Many of us and our loved ones spend most of our waking hours at school.  The things we do to prepare for and during school can have a positive impact on our health and our environment.

WHEN’s School Environmental Health Tips Action Guide has tips for things you can do before, during, and after school.

To download a copy of this pocket brochure, click here.

 Posted by on April 22, 2012
Mar 272012
 

The average North American woman uses 12 different personal care products (lotions, soaps, cosmetics) every day. Many of these include chemicals that have known or suspected health impacts.

WHEN’s WTF Action Guide gives you the facts on the chemicals to avoid, where to learn more about the products you do use today, and what the alternatives are.
To download a copy of this pocket brochure, click here. Continue reading »

 Posted by on March 27, 2012
Mar 262012
 

Food practices have a substantial impact on both our individual and collective health. Our food choices also have enormous environmental implications. How food is grown and processed, or the cookware and storage containers you use can impact your individual health. How far your food travels, the industrialized impact on agriculture practices, and what we do with the waste from food packaging impacts the environment we all share.

In this Food Action Guide, WHEN provides you with some basic facts to start your own conversation. Make sustainable choices, and encourage others to Take Action for Prevention!
To download a copy of this pocket brochure, click here.

 Posted by on March 26, 2012
Mar 252012
 

WHEN encourages decision makers from government, the private sector, academe and the community to come up with the ways and means to improve neigbourhood air quality. In this Air Quality Action Guide, we focus on vehicular emissions and air quality issues around schools.
To download a copy of this pocket brochure, click here.

WHEN also works on other fronts to address air quality issues, such as the demand for Community-Right-to-Know by-law at the City of Toronto level. Continue reading »

 Posted by on March 25, 2012