Euronews Business Planet reportage takes us on a tour to one of the companies - Latvia’s largest producer of household chemicals Spodriba - which is getting "greener" with the help of LIFE Fit for REACH.
Andrus Ööpik, Peep Tammistu and Karin Viipsi from Henkel Balti development labratory in Pärnu visited with the help of the project LIFE Fit for REACH PDR factory in Germany to discuss future cooperation.
The LIFE programme is challenging its projects by ambitious requirements to measure their environmental and socio-economic impacts, to assess behaviour change of target groups and/or policy uptake of its achievements.
Inspired by the activities and achievements of LIFE Fit for REACH, project partners have developed and published scientific articles about the substitution of hazardous substances in general as well as in the particular fields.
SubSelect is an Access-based, free tool that supports assessing and comparing hazardous substances and mixtures with regard to their toxicity, but also their sustainability.
The LIFE AskREACH project has developed a European wide database for article suppliers to submit information on Substances of Very High Concern (SVHCs) in their articles. The database is now open for suppliers to submit their data via the supplier front end.
One of the leading producers of cleaning detergents in Lithuania – "Naujoji Ringuva" - participates in the project “LIFE Fit for REACH”.
The study, commissioned by EU-OSHA and carried out by the Institute of Occupational Medicine, identified the dangerous substances and sectors that pose the greatest risk to workers in the EU.