NonHazCity showed that municipalities have a great number of opportunities to reduce the hazardous substance load in their territories as they can set strategic goals for hazardous substance reduction for the entire municipality including businesses and inhabitants. Municipalities can also directly reduce the hazardous substance load by good housekeeping of chemical products and substitution of those containing hazardous substances at their own premises.
At the information material section of the website you find information on strategic measures municipalities can take as well as publication from the NonHazCity project on substance occurrence, sources, Chemicals Action Plans, chemical-smart procurement and manifold reduction potentials.
NonHazCity in Stockholm
LIFE interviewed NonHazCity 1 manager Arne Jamtrot from the City of Stockholm to find out more about the project and the city’s work on chemicals. The interview can be found here.
International pilot study of the European Chemicals Agency shows:
Companies must strongly improve their communications on hazardous substances in everyday items!
NonHazCity 2 kicks off!
NonHazCity starts its extension phase with a kick-off meeting in Riga, 3-5 September. In the course of the extension (August 2019 – January 2021) we will monitor and assess implementation of the Chemicals Action Plans and Chemicals Smart Procurement guidelines developed within NonHazCity 1. We will also produce an online training programme for municipality employees […]