Seminar presentations

Welcome

NonHazCity as Flagship of the EU Strategy of the Baltic Sea Region
Jenny Hedman, EU SBSR PA Hazard
The NonHazCity project brief
Tonie Wickman, City of Stockholm, NonHazCity project manager

Session 1: Substance occurrence and source tracking

Results and conclusions from the NonHazCity substance screening and source tracking activities at 8 municipalities in the Baltic Sea region
Martyn Futter, Swedish University of Agricultural Science, NonHazCity Partner
Policy feedback
Frank-Kamenetsky & Lars Sonesten, HELCOM
The “MikroModell” project: substance screening and modelling in Dresden, Chemnitz and Plauen (Germany)
Dr. Joerg Seegert, TU Dresden
Calculating substance reduction of disinfectants based on procurement data – the way of Vienna NOT to do water monitoring
Dr. Manfred Klade

Session 2: Strategic take-up of the identified hazardous substance problems

Why strategic action? The Stockholm vision
Arne Jamtrot, City of Stockholm, NonHazCity partner
The NonHazCity followers – summary presentation on strategic approaches of the partner cities
Ingrida Bremere, BEF Latvia, NonHazCity partner
From the waste law to sustainable consumption – the Vienna approach “ÖkoKauf“
Dr. Manfred Klade, Austria

Session 3: Public procurement as a direct measure for the municipality to reduce the use of target substances in its premises

Regulating the amounts of hazardous substances by procurement rules – obstacles and challenges for a municipality
Hannamaria Yliruusi, TUAS, Finland, NonHazCity partner
Implementing sustainable public procurement: practical guidance from the Procura+ Network
John Watt, ICLEI
Eco-labels as procurement criterion – to what extent do eco-labels indicate the prohibition of certain hazardous substances in products?
Jens Gercken, IfAOE, Germany, NonHazCity partner
Cleaning and disinfection – example of implementation of Vienna’s Green Public procurement programme “ÖkoKauf”
Dr. Manfred Klade, Austria
Copenhagen’s requirements and methods of “Sustainability in Civil Engineering
Johan Galster, Centre for Environmental Protection, City of Copenhagen
Procurement of a Nordic Swan eco-labelled pre-school building in Hyvinkää City
Inkeri Kontiola, City of Hyvinkää, Finland

Session 4: Instruments and incentives for business – technical solutions, communication, monetary & non-monetary incentives

Business in our cities: reduction opportunities for hazardous substances and the way how it could work
Valters Toropovs, BEF Latvia, NonHazCity team leader SME actions
OekoBusiness Wien: incentives and support for green business by the city
Bertram Häupler, City of Vienna, Austria
Stockholm and its dialogue with the business sector: communication, info materials, guidance, awards
Tonie Wickman, City of Stockholm, NonHazCity partner
The Green Salon: Voluntary cooperation pushing the supply chain for improvements
Johan Galster, Green Salon Scandinavia
Cleaning service Krauss, Hamburg
presented by Martin Krekeler, BEF DE, NonHazCity partner
The 1st eco-labelled kindergarten in Finland – how did we do it? Lessons learned from perspective of the company
Heidi Karlsson, Teijo–talot LtD, Finland

Session 5: Communication instruments and incentives when dealing with inhabitants

Changing consumption behavior with regard to hazardous substances in various products – the role of knowledge, values, feedback and incentives
Heidrun Fammler & Martin Krekeler, BEF Germany, NonHazCity partner
The ToxFox campaign and its impacts on people’s behavior
Ulrike Kallee, BUND Germany
Experiences from Danish consumer campaigns targeting the chemicals in the consumers everyday products
Christel Søgaard Kirkeby, Danish Consumer Council