Small and medium enterprises (SMEs), such as small-scale producers of various products as well as service providers, such as car washes, laudries, hairdresser saloons, medical institutions and others foten use various chemical products in their everyday professional life. These products are necessary to fulfill various functions, however, some of them might contain chemicals that are can be hazardous both for human health and the environment. At the same time, safer alternatives exist for nearly all professional applications.

In this section you will find information on:

  • most typical types of chemicals used in several sectors found in urban areas, along with advices on which substances should be avoided and why
  • what are possible alternatives
  • recent findings on occurence of hazardous substances in cities in the Baltic Sea region
  • offers for assistance from experts in identification of possibly problematic products and selection of alternatives
  • …and more.

The sections will be regularly updated.