Toxic-Free Fashion: CEH Gets Retailers to Remove Hazardous Chemical from Jewelry

Toxic-Free Fashion: CEH Gets Retailers to Remove Hazardous Chemical from Jewelry

Consumer advocate nonprofit Center for Environmental Health (CEH) has announced it has reached legally binding agreements with seven fast-fashion companies to remove the toxic metal cadmium from jewelry sold in stores and online across the country. Independent testing commissioned by CEH had found jewelry items sold at major national retailers, mostly at Ross, contained high levels of cadmium; many had metal components that were over 90% cadmium.

An Incalculable Loss

An Incalculable Loss

I couldn’t bring myself to write this for a few days: the loss is so huge, the void is so vast. My dear friend, long-time CEH board member, and national environmental justice leader Cecil Corbin-Mark…

Justice for George Floyd

Justice for George Floyd

This has not been a normal week, and frankly “normal”, was never just, was never safe, and was never equal. We are told that our country is great, but how can it be so when bigotry flourishes, both outwardly and stealthily in ways that threaten people’s lives.

Now Hiring! Managing Director of Programs

Now Hiring! Managing Director of Programs

We are seeking a highly strategic Managing Director of Programs (MDP) to maximize the effectiveness of programs and provide leadership to program staff. Reporting to the CEO, the MDP is a newly developed role, and will be a key member of CEH’s Leadership Team, supervising up to seven Program Directors. The MDP will also collaborate closely with the Development Director and Communications Director to share our vision externally.