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Toxic Substances in Articles: The Need for Information

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Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Janet G. Hutchins , Rachel I. Massey , and Joel Tickner

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2008

ISBN: 9789289317788

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Toxic Chemicals, Public Health, Toxic Substances, Recycling, Substances in Articles, Voluntary Initiatives

The use of toxic chemicals in articles is a growing concern for public health and the environment. International trade results in substances being transported among regions. From toys and household items to electro...

Environmental Information in Instructions for Use of Consumer Products

Environmental Information in Instructions for Use of Consumer Products »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Ari Nissinen , and Katriina Parikka

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2005

ISBN: 9789289311267

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Integrated Product Policy, Environmental Information, User Manuals, Durable Products, Cleaning Chemicals, Recyclable Paper

The European Union has highlighted the issue of environmentally sound use of products in the context of Integrated Product Policy, IPP. Accordingly, consumers should have easy access to understandable, relevant and...

Plastic value chains
			: Case: WEEE (Waste Electric and electronic equipment) in the Nordic region

Plastic value chains : Case: WEEE (Waste Electric and electronic equipment) in the Nordic region »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): John Baxter , Malin Zu Castell-Rüdenhausen , Anna Fråne , Søren Løkke , Massimo Pizzol , Malin Stare , and Margareta Wahlstrom

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2014

ISBN: 9789289328029

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Plastics Recycling, Nordic Electronic Waste, Near-source Treatment, Hazardous Materials, Electronics Producers, Green Growth Initiative

This project identifies thousands of tonnes per annum of potential enhanced plastics recycling from Nordic electronic waste. Plastics recycling does not always feature prominently in waste treatment. Recycling is t...

EPR systems and new business models
			: Reuse and recycling of textiles in the Nordic region

EPR systems and new business models : Reuse and recycling of textiles in the Nordic region »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Tomas Ekvall , Nikola Kiørboe , Thomas Lindhqvist , Kari-Ann Lyng , David Palm , and Haben Tekie

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2014

ISBN: 9789289327961

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Extended Producer Responsibility, Recycling of Textiles, Reuse of Textiles, Costs and Benefits of EPR-systems, Quantitative Evaluation, Green Growth Initiative

This report is the primary outcome from Part I of the project "An extended producer responsibility (EPR) system and new business models to increase reuse and recycling of textiles in the Nordic region" initiated by...