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A Toxics-Free Future


Facilitate the promotion of non-combustion technologies of obsolete pesticide phase-out in Russia

Volgograd-Ecopress hosted a workshop on the use of non-combustion technologies for the elimination of obsolete pesticide stockpiles responsible for widespread environmental and human health impacts in Russia. With the participation of local authorities, academia, NGOs, and managers of industrial facilities, modern waste management technologies were presented and regional plans of action were discussed. A special case study of a successful pesticide elimination project using a non-combustion technology of biodegradation based on bioglauconite use was presented. Results of this workshop and the special case study were shared with members of the media, including print, radio, and television sources.

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