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Micro‐ and nanoplastics: risk after oral exposure via food products

Micro‐ and nanoplastics: risk after oral exposure via food products

Plastics are used ubiquitously and have become part of our everyday life. The global production of plastics is rising, which in consequence is leading to increasing amounts of plastics being released into the environment. Recently, the issue of human exposure to micro‐ and nanoplastic particles and potentially resulting toxicological consequences has been broached, triggered by […]

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Product Life Cycle Management_Ecodesign

Product Life Cycle Management_Ecodesign

In our Society, there is a growing concern about the problems derived from the depletion of natural resources and environmental degradation. To this social demand, companies are responding with «greener» products’ supply and implementing «cleaner» production processes anticipating environmental legal requirements, minimizing environmental risks from a preventive approach and identifying new business opportunities, since the […]

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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 […]

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