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A Toxics-Free Future


UPDATE, 27 July, 2014: French reject Orica's toxic waste

Australian Broadcasting Corporation news story featuring Dr. Mariann Lloyd-Smith, IPEN Senior Advisor and former Co-Chair


On behalf of the Nigeria-Africa Stockpiles Programme Implementation Network (NASPIN), IPEN Participating Organization Sustainable Research and Action for Environmental Development (SRADev Nigeria) developed baseline data and a scenario through a literature review for the study of POPs in Lagos lagoon. At a one-day project dissemination workshop held by NASPIN, National Coordinator of the network and Executive Director of SRADev, Mr.

The Center for Public Health and Environmental Development (CEPHED) has launched an initiative to develop an environmentally sound health care waste management system and mercury-free health care services model under their ongoing "Public Awareness and Capacity Building for Elimination of POPs and its Sources from Nepal" program.

A new literature review pertaining to emissions from burning plastics in domestic fireplaces, household stoves and boilers, with a special focus on persistent organic pollutants (POPs), has been prepared for Arnika and Center of Environmental Solutions by Alan Watson C.Eng (Public Interest Consultants).


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