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Progress update | Safer Chemicals
Posted On: January 20, 2017
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  • Europe
  • Tags: safer chemicals, Chemicals, Mercury, EDCs, Medical Devices, CETA

A progress update from HCWH Europe on EU chemicals regulation and legislation, and a look forward to 2017 for EU Mercury Regulation, Medical Devices Regulation, EDC criteria, and CETA.

The European Commission must fulfil their obligation to reduce pharmaceutical pollution
Posted On: January 19, 2017
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  • Europe
  • Tags: Pharmaceutical Pollution, pharmaceuticals, antimicrobial resistance, AMR

Brussels, 19th January 2017FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEThe European Commission must fulfil their obligation to reduce pharmaceutical pollution Representing hundreds of environmental and health organisations in all 28 European Union Member States and...

Pharmaceuticals in the Environment: Make ideas work! - Workshop report now available
Posted On: December 23, 2016
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  • Europe
  • Tags: pharma, pharmaceuticals, environment, make ideas work, Workshop, report

The report from HCWH Europe's 'Pharmaceuticals in the environment: Make ideas work!' workshop, held in Brussels in September 2016, is now available.

Local solutions to global problems
Posted On: December 15, 2016
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  • Europe
  • Tags: food, food waste

Think about what you are going to eat today and ask yourself: How has this food been produced? Food systems have a major influence on climate change and we cannot ignore local solutions in meeting global targets such as the SDGs

EU agrees dental amalgam ban in children, pregnant and breastfeeding women
Posted On: December 9, 2016
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  • Europe
  • Tags: Mercury, Minamata, convention, dental, amalgam

European civil society has endorsed this week’s provisional agreement by the three EU institutions (European Parliament, European Commission and the Council of the European Union) to ban dental amalgam fillings for children under 15 and for...

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