Detox Me: A New App to Help You Reduce Exposure to Hazardous Chemicals
The Silent Spring Institute, a WECF partner, recently released a free smartphone app to inform consumers
22.02.2016 |Carmen Chan
The Silent Spring Institute has recently launched a free smartphone app that walks you through simple, research-based tips on how to reduce your exposure to potentially harmful chemicals where you live and work—and it keeps track of your progress. The Silent Spring Institute: “We believe knowledge is not just power, but a prescription for prevention.”
EU LIFE launches AskREACH Project
New project from EU Life to generate more attention and consciousness about Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC).
Biomonitoring of lead and cadmium: Preliminary study on the added value for human exposure and effect assessment
The RIVM (Dutch national institute for public health and the environment) published a report on the biomonitoring of substances possibly hazardous to health
Milestone achievement: Asbestos banned in Ukraine
Ukraine's Ministry of Health banned asbestos in Ukraine. WECF's and other civil society organisations' work paid off!
Moving Beyond Tokenism of Youth
Our Eco-Forum* youth delegates Mareike Peschau and Nikolina Stålhand report back on their experiences in Ostrava earlier this summer where they participated in WHO’s regional (UNECE) conference on Environment and Health.
WECF and Women Major Group partners submit their proposals for UNEA-3
Read our full proposal here.