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A Toxic-Free Future

Today, we live in a world filled with hazardous chemicals. These 'Little Monsters' have been unleashed into our lives and the lives of our children, polluting our rivers, entering our bodies and causing havoc from the factory to the high street, from the north pole to our own homes.

But the power to change this is in our hands - when we act together, anything is possible.

Together we can build a future where companies put people above profit, with laws that protect our environment and value our health. A world of innovation, opportunity and clean production. A toxic-free tomorrow we can be proud to leave to our future generations.

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Owner of an e

Image | 8 March, 2005 at 1:00

Owner of an e-waste scrapping yard stands in front of a mountainous pile of computer waste waiting to be scrapped to recover useful plastics and metals.

A migrant worker strips plastic from wires

Image | 8 March, 2005 at 1:00

A migrant worker strips plastic from wires to extract useful metals. The plastic on the wires is often PVC which contains toxic chemicals and produces large amounts of pollution when disposed, often by burning in the open air.

A migrant child from Henan province holds

Image | 8 March, 2005 at 1:00

A migrant child from Henan province holds up a piece of e-waste. It was once a Nokia computer screen, now dumped in China and dismantled by poor, unprotected, migrant workers.

A Chinese child sits amongst a pile of wires

Image | 8 March, 2005 at 1:00

A Chinese child sits amongst a pile of wires and e-waste. Children can often be found dismantling e-waste containing many hazardous chemicals known to be potentially very damaging to children's health.

Safer Chemicals Within Reach

Publication | 28 February, 2005 at 0:00

Using the Substitution Principle to drive Green Chemistry. Why Substitution in EU REACH chemical regulation will drive green solutions. Orginally published in 2003, updated in 2005.

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