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The Baltic Sea region’s waste management for unused medicines must be improved
Press release | Published: 2020-09-03

CWPharma, a project funded by the EU’s Interreg Baltic Sea Region Programme, has evaluated national-level practices for take-back and disposal of unused medicines and other pharmaceutical waste, for b......

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The chemical status of water bodies remains poor
Press release | Published: 2020-08-28

The chemical status of Finnish lakes, rivers, and coastal waters has not yet improved, despite the concentrations of several chemicals falling below the limits set for them (EQS - Environmental Qualit......

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Microplastics are found in all waters, quantities in aquatic organisms and fish vary
Press release | Published: 2020-08-24

Microplastics are found in all water systems and in fish, bivalve molluscs and benthic fauna. Microplastics cause stress to the aquatic organisms and may expose them to harmful substances. These were ......

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Towards arsenic safe drinking water in Nepal (NeAs)
Project | Published: 2020-07-02

Shortcut:  www.syke.fi/projects/neas Objectives The aim of this project is to improve the capacity of the water sector in Nepal to seak, share and use the information and know-how on ...

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Microplastics in Agricultural soil MicrAgri
Project | Published: 2020-05-20

Various products have been developed for agricultural use to facilitate cultivation, increase yields and improve the profitability of agriculture, but which, on the other hand, can act as sources of ...

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SYKE Policy Brief: Environmental drug load can be reduced
News | Published: 2019-05-23

As the use of pharmaceuticals increases, increasing amounts of drug residues end up in sewage treatment plants. Environmental drug load can be reduced by introducing more advanced treatment method and......

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First overview on chemicalization of aquatic environment completed
Press release | Published: 2019-05-06

A new assessment of levels of harmful substances in Finnish waters has been completed. According to monitoring activities, harmful levels of mercury, fire retardants and surface treatment agents are f......

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Pharmaceuticals screened systematically for the first time in the Baltic Sea
Press release | Published: 2018-09-21

CWPharma, an EU-funded project, has started screening active pharmaceutical ingredients in six river basin districts to get a better picture of the sources, emissions and environmental concentrations ......

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Research & Development > Research and development projects > Pharmaceuticals screened systematically for the first time in the Baltic Sea
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Bioassays as tools for assessing safety of sewage sludge fertilizer usage - harmful substances and microplastics under observation (BIOLTA)
Project | Published: 2018-07-18

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Bioassays as tools for assessing safety of sewage sludge fertilizer usage - harmful substances and microplastics under observation (BIOLTA)
Work packages
Content page | Published: 2017-11-13

  Overview of HAZBREF project activites and connections between work packages © Marianna Korpi   Click the name of the work package in the left to...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Hazardous industrial chemicals in the IED BREFs (HAZBREF) > Work packages
Managing chemicals and material cycles
Content page | Published: 2018-01-02

In sustainalble circular economy it is important to reduce the use of hazardous substances throughout entire product’s life cycle. Click picture to open larger image. ©SYKE Material ......

Research & Development > Circular economy > Managing chemicals and material cycles
Projects
Content page | Published: 2019-09-17

Project examples Research, development and innovation supporting the sustainability of circular economy CIRCWASTE - Towards Circular Economy in Finland Transition Pathways Towa...

Research & Development > Circular economy > Projects
Events and meetings
Content page | Published: 2017-11-13

  Final HAZBREF Stakeholder Conference  The final conference was arranged as a webinar on 4 of June 2020. The webinar Agenda:   HAZBREF Webinar Final ...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Hazardous industrial chemicals in the IED BREFs (HAZBREF) > Events and meetings
Best practices in industry (WP4)
Content page | Published: 2017-11-13

  Draft report "Sectoral Guidance for Chemicals Management in the Textile Industry" is now available. Download the draft report by clicking t...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Hazardous industrial chemicals in the IED BREFs (HAZBREF) > Work packages > Best practices in industry (WP4)
Target chemicals (WP2)
Content page | Published: 2017-11-13

  Identification of target substances (Work Package 2) Leader of the work package is German Environmental Agency (UBA). This work package consists of two groups of activiti...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Hazardous industrial chemicals in the IED BREFs (HAZBREF) > Work packages > Target chemicals (WP2)
Policy improvement (WP3)
Content page | Published: 2017-11-13

  Policy improvement (Work Package 3) Leader of the work package is German Environmental Agency (UBA). The work package consists of two groups of activities: 3.1 A...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Hazardous industrial chemicals in the IED BREFs (HAZBREF) > Work packages > Policy improvement (WP3)
In a circular economy materials need to be recycled – not hazardous substances
Press release | Published: 2017-06-05

In a circular economy the aim is for products and materials to be kept in use for as long as possible, but the material cycles should not impose risks on people or the environment. The Policy Brief pu......

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Main publications relevant to the EPIC project from the project organization
Content page | Published: 2017-03-24

EPIC project publications Ahkola H., Äystö L., Mehtonen J., Nystén T. & Leppänen M. 2019. Passive sampling as a tool for determining total chemical discharge in waste waters, Poster, pre...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Efficient Treatment of Pharmaceutical Residue at Source (EPIC) > Main publications relevant to the EPIC project from the project organization
CIRCWASTE - Towards Circular Economy in Finland
Project | Published: 2017-04-13

CIRCWASTE is a seven-year LIFE IP project that promotes efficient use of material flows, waste prevention and new waste and resource management concepts. All actions contribute to implementing the na...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > CIRCWASTE - Towards Circular Economy in Finland
KGZ-Water / Son-Kul
Project | Published: 2016-12-12

The project will mainly work towards increasing the capacity of Kyrgyz environmental authorities in order for them to be able to determine POP compounds (Persistent Organic Pollutants) from water, se...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > KGZ-Water / Son-Kul

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