SETAC-Copenhagen 2022: Topical discussion on the European Commissions Chemical Strategy for Sustainability

May 30, 2022 by Adam Peters

I moderated a topical discussion at SETAC Copenhagen on the European Commissions Chemical Strategy for Sustainability and how it relates to metals with Steve Lofts (CEH), Chris Cooper (IZA), and…
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Implications for the EU Ecolabel in the UK after Brexit: an update

August 12, 2020 by Olivia Tran

The European Commission released guidance1 at the end of June on EU Ecolabels awarded by the UK Competent Authority under the Withdrawal Agreement and transitional period. Companies with EU Ecolabelled-products awarded…
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Analysis of Alternatives is gaining importance in Europe

July 24, 2020 by Olivia Tran

Olivia Tran recently completed an ECHA training course on ‘analysis of alternatives’ (AoA) for hazardous substances. AoA is required to support applications for substance Restriction and Authorisation under REACH but…
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Ecolabelling in the UK after Brexit

January 18, 2019 by Olivia Tran

The UK’s plan for ecolabelling after Brexit was briefly discussed in the Resources and Waste Strategy, published in December 2018. In summary, the UK will consider options…
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The importance of the Ecolabel in a Circular Economy

April 19, 2016 by Olivia Tran

The Ecolabel is a voluntary programme in the EU that identifies products and services with reduced environmental impact. There are 32 Ecolabel categories, including rinse-off cosmetics (e.g. soaps and shampoos),…
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