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In late 2021, the Global Self-Care Federation launched the Charter for Environmentally Sustainable Self-Care, the first industry-wide climate action resolution issued by the consumer health sector.

Apr 25, 2022

On this episode of CHPA Chat, we're talking about the booming business of dietary supplements, especially as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. But class action lawsuits are also on the rise. In today's episode, we're discussing this real risk to companies and what they can do to get ready.

Apr 18, 2022

As global climate change becomes a greater focus of policymakers, healthcare manufacturers are seeing more environmental regulation coming their way. What exactly are states considering? And how can manufacturers lean in to become more environmentally friendly?

Feb 21, 2022

Hear about Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) laws, their impact on the affordability of consumer healthcare products, and how consumers can participate in existing drug disposal take-back programs.

Dec 6, 2021

Pennsylvania Representative Melissa Shusterman (D-Schuylkill Township) has introduced H.B. 1873, legislation that would mandate product manufacturers to establish extended producer responsibility (EPR) programs for product packaging.

Sep 22, 2021

The U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) Executive Committee adopted 96 policy resolutions during their 89th Annual Meeting, which was held virtually this year. The environmental committee of the organization introduced a policy resolution (resolution #57) supporting plastic pollution reduction as a response to a growing inability by municipalities to handle waste management systems.

Sep 8, 2021

Congratulations to our U.S. Self-Care Marketing Awards Finalists! With more than 50 outstanding entries received, a judging panel of nine independent experts narrowed the field to 21 finalists who will be honored at the foundation’s virtual annual gala.

Sep 8, 2021

Last week, the Oregon legislature passed S.B. 582, a first-of-its-kind law that shifts costs of recycling and product packaging disposal from municipal governments to producers of products. CHPA opposed the bill’s passage and had engaged in a session-long negotiation with lawmakers to exempt products produced by consumer healthcare manufacturers.

Jun 30, 2021

PCPC and CHPA appreciate the opportunity to comment on FDA Notice of Intent to Prepare and Environmental Impact Statement to evaluate environmental effects for marketing certain OTC sunscreen products.

Jun 14, 2021

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