Hazardous substances are everywhere in our daily life. They mean to provide specific properties to different products (plastic elasticity, water resistance, antibacterial properties, etc.) but as a side effect they can harm nature and human health. Hazardous substances are present in different product groups where we never expect to find them. It can be personal care products, household cleaning products, toys for children, furniture and many other articles we use every day.
Social media campaign about harmful substances during Christmas
Christmas is the season to be jolly. A time full of happiness and joy. It’s the time to reach out to your close ones and spend time with the family. A time for peace and contemplation. However, all of these things often get lost in the holiday hustle and bustle, when we are getting frustrated […]
How can the use of harmful substances in business be reduced?
On 23rd and 24th October, 2018, in Riga, representatives from 17 European states will debate on which mechanisms would most effectively help businesses to reduce the use of harmful chemicals in their daily activities. According to calculations by the campaign Healthy Workplaces Manage Dangerous Substances, approximately 38% of businesses in Europe use dangerous substances on […]
International seminar in Riga: “Encourage and Support Enterprises to Minimize the Use of Harmful Substances
Seminar on 23-24(25) October 2018 in RIGA, Latvia. Organised by the EU-funded projects: INTERREG NonHazCity, LIFE Fit for REACH and LIFE AskREACH The aim of the seminar is to identify how authorities and other stakeholders could help companies to improve their chemicals’ risk management and in particular to minimise their use of harmful substances. Topics […]