Groups to Access Online:
Breast Cancer Fund www.breastcancerfund.org
Broadbent Institute www.broadbentinstitute.ca
Campaign for Safe Cosmetics www.safecosmetics.org
Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment www.cape.ca
Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation www.cbcf.org
Canadian Organic Growers www.cog.ca
Center for Environmental Health www.ceh.org
Clean Production Action www.cleanproduction.org
Ecology Center www.ecologycenter.org
Environmental Defence Canada www.environmentaldefence.ca
Environmental Working Group www.ewg.org
Natural Resources Defense Council www.nrdc.org
Organic Center www.organic-center.org
Organic Monitor www.organicmonitor.com
Organic Trade Association www.ota.com
Databases and Other Online Resources:
• Canada. Government of Canada’s Chemicals Management Plan. Everything you wanted to know about the regulation of synthetic chemicals in Canada. http://www.chemicalsubstanceschimiques.gc.ca/plan/index-eng.php.
• Ecology Center Healthy Car Report. See how your car checks out, and use this report as a guide when purchasing new cars: http://www.healthystuff.org/get-stuff.php?group-report=Cars.
• Environmental Defence. Download the pocket shopping guide for an easy-to-use handbook of chemicals to avoid: http://environmentaldefence.ca/reports/just-beautiful-personal-care-products-pocket-shopping-guide.
• Environmental Health News Service. Keep up to date on environmental health (and more) with this daily listing of media clippings covering many issues, as well as updates on scientific research: www.environmentalhealthnews.org.
• Environmental Working Group Food News. Check out their Clean 15 and Dirty Dozen Guides: http://www.ewg.org/foodnews/.
• Environmental Working Group Skin Deep Cosmetics Database. Search for your favourite products here to see how they rate and check out the database of the safest cosmetics and personal-care products: http://www.ewg.org/skindeep/.
• NSF International Product and Service Listings Database. Gives product and certification information about various types of drinking water treatment units http://www.nsf.org/Certified/dwtu/.