PRESENTATIONS AND REPORT FROM INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP

An international workshop ““Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals and Other Hazardous Substances in Consumer Goods and Their Impacts to Human Health” was held in Vilnius, Lithuania, 25th – 26th March.

TESTING HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES IN INDOOR AIR

Up to 36 times more than recommended – that was the concentration of formaldehyde which was found in one of the nurseries where Baltic Environmental Forum Latvia (BEF LV) conducted air testing.

BLOOD, PRODUCT AND DUST TESTING RESULTS PRESENTED IN LITHUANIA RECEIVED HUGE ATTENTION

In 18 February Baltic Environmental Forum Lithuania presented results of blood, product and dust testing in a press conference. This received huge media attention.

STREET CAMPAIGN FOR SAFER TOYS

In Estonia we launched our first street campaign about safer toys. People may have noticed on the streets when waiting for a bus or driving to work posters with a teddy bear on a blue background with a slogan “Are your child’s toys really safe?”

VISITING DIFFERENT TYPES OF CONSTRUCTION STORES

Visit to the “Toom” construction store and to a natural construction store in Munich, Germany.

5 SIMPLE HAIR BEAUTY TIPS

Birgit Pesin who has been working as a hairdresser for 30 years gives five simple tips how to take care of your hair.

“SAFER PRODUCT CHOICE” CAMPAIGN STARTS IN 16 CONSTRUCTION STORES

During the campaign “Think before you buy” which starts in May, customers will learn more about how to choose paints, varnishes and adhesives with less hazardous substances for their home renovation in 16 construction retailer K-rauta stores in Latvia and Estonia.

VOLUNTEERS IN LITHUANIA GAVE BLOOD FOR HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES TESTING

Ten volunteers taking part in a unique campaign in Lithuania will be the first to find out if hazardous substances in everyday products enter their bodies and form potentially dangerous “chemical cocktail”.

BALTIC INFO CAMPAIGN ON HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES

Did you know that many products which we use every day for different purposes may contain substances which are hazardous to your health, your children’s health and to the environment?

WHY IS IT IMPORTANT TO KNOW ABOUT HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES?

Where does the water flushed from your kitchen or toilet finally end up?
What lies behind a non-allergenic pillow?