Monthly Archives: October 2015

New Danish report about chemicals in toys

The Danish EPA has just published a report in Danish language with a summary in English about CMR-substances in toys for children. CMR-substances are priority chemicals and either carcinogens, mutagens or toxic for reproduction. Phthalates were not included in this study but covered by another study report. In the study 30 toy products was collected from…
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EcoBalance 2016

The 12th International Conference on EcoBalance is held October 3-6, 2016, in Kyoto, Japan. This biennially conference series is about methodologies and practices for sustainability based life-cycle thinking. The deadline for abstract submission is February 25, 2016.
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Ecotoxicology and Environmental Sciences conference in India

The 5th International Conference on Ecotoxicology and Environmental Sciences (ICEES-2016) will be held 15-17 February 2016 in the beautiful city of Kochi/Cochin, Kerala, India. The conference will have the following focal themes upon which comprehensive presentation, sharing of knowledge and discussions will be made. Genetic and Epigenetic Modifications linked to Environmental Contaminants and their Consequences. Environmental…
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A new organisation promoting life cycle thinking has been born

A new member-based grass-root organisation for promotion of life cycle thinking has been born. Back to back the LCM2015 conference in Bordeaux on 3rd September "the Forum for Sustainability through Life Cycle Innovation" had its inaugural meeting in form of a workshop, where Allan Astrup Jensen, Nipsect, gave the welcome address (slides below). LIFE CYCLE MANAGEMENT welcome…
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