In response to calls from environmental advocacy and labor groups, Canada’s biggest grocery retail and drugstore company, Loblaw Companies Limited, has made a public commitment to phase out thermal receipt paper containing hazardous BPA, BPS, and other bisphenols from its stores by the end of 2021.
BPA in receipts
In brief: Target and CVS Health made progress on phasing out toxic chemicals in their products, while Walmart’s chemical footprint grew by millions of pounds. Top highlights include: Target will phase out BPA, BPS, and all bisphenols from its thermal receipt paper by the end of 2020, and it made progress on PFAS in private-label […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Following the lead of other major retailers and answering consumer demand for products free from toxic chemicals, Staples today launched a new Chemicals Policy targeting the reduction and substitution of toxic chemicals including per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS).