Author: Kaeltia

This is the default blog subtitle.

Substances of Concern In Products (SCIP) database

Substances of Concern In Products (SCIP) database

The SCIP database is the tool that will collect information on Substances of Concern In articles as such or in complex objects (Products) established under the Waste Framework Directive. The information is expected to make sorting waste easier and improve the quality of recycled materials. Whether a product is complex, such as a car built from thousands of […]

Read More

Fridays for future

Fridays for future

As global temperatures continue to rise, scientists are warning the world to brace for heat waves, extreme storms, wildfires and other dire consequences. While chemists are actively searching for new ways to mitigate climate change, they are also developing technologies to allow people and ecosystems to not only survive, but thrive, in a warmer world, […]

Read More

Expocida iberia 2020 congress & trade fair

Expocida iberia 2020 congress & trade fair

The Expocida Iberia 2020 Congress & Trade Fair will take place next 20th and 21st of February in Madrid. This event is the most important one in Spain in the Pest Control sector, where representatives of the Industry, University, Authorities, Consultancy and Laboratories involved with this sector will be. On this 2-day event, it will […]

Read More

Fridays for future

Fridays for future

Please see the latest Climate Change news published: A team of scientists has observed, for the first time, the presence of warm water at a vital point underneath a glacier in Antarctica—an alarming discovery that points to the cause behind the gradual melting of this ice shelf while also raising concerns about sea-level rise around […]

Read More

44% Hazardous mixtures shown not compliance with CLP obligations

44% Hazardous mixtures shown not compliance with CLP obligations

The sixth EU-wide Enforcement Forum project (REF-6) focused on the classification and labelling of mixtures and biocide obligations found that 44% of hazardous mixtures are non compliance in the classification and labelling of mixtures. The most common mixtures checked were washing and cleaning products; biocidal products; coatings, paints, thinners and paint removers; adhesives and sealants; room […]

Read More

FRIDAYS FOR FUTURE

FRIDAYS FOR FUTURE

Climate change and habitat loss threaten species survival in Madagascar. Ruffed lemurs, a representative species in the eastern rainforest, could lose 38–93% of their habitat from climate change and deforestation by 2070; protecting areas from deforestation is necessary to protect Malagasy biodiversity (by Nature Climate Change) Climate change affects the timing of bird migration, which […]

Read More

EU Ecolabel Paints and Varnishes: Analysing product life cycles for a reduced environmental impact

EU Ecolabel Paints and Varnishes: Analysing product life cycles for a reduced environmental impact

The EU Ecolabel criteria are continuously developed with the aim of reducing the environmental impact of paints and varnishes throughout their life cycles, from the sourcing of raw materials to the disposal of used products. The EU Ecolabel criteria for indoor and outdoor paints and varnishes set limits on the level of environmentally harmful emissions […]

Read More

The EU Ecolabel Detergents: fighting against microplastics

The EU Ecolabel Detergents: fighting against microplastics

Every year in Europe, between 70 000 and 200 000 tons of microplastics seep into our natural environments, which is in part, due to plastic particles found in many detergents and cleaning products. The increasing amount of plastic has become a world-wide problem that the European Union commits to fighting, with its ‘Plastic Strategy’ (adopted […]

Read More