Chemicals and consumer awereness
Baltic industry pilot cases on reduction of emissions by substitution of hazardous chemicals and resource efficiency (FitforREACH)
Project no.: LIFE 14/ENV/LV/000174
Duration: October 2015 – March 2020
Partners: Baltic Environmental Forum Latvia; Ecodesign Competence Centre; Baltic Environmental Forum Estonia; Hendrikson &KO; Baltic Environmental Forum Lithuania; Institute of Environmental Engineering, Kaunas University of Techonology; Centre of Environmental Policy; REACH help desks from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania; Tenachem; Henkel Makroflex; Epokate; Mayeri Industries; Vakarų Metalgama; Marijampoles Pieno Konservai
Financiers: LIFE financial instrument of the European Community
Life Fit for REACH is international project which aims to prepare small and medium size enterprises (SMEs) to face the future challenges for chemicals management and to meet the restrictions of tomorrow already today. The project offers SMEs a full “chemicals management package” including: capacity building on CLP/MSDS literacy, information on chemicals inventories and general management practices, guidance how to follow legal obligations on specific substances and proposals on how to implement substitution as a core action to reduce environmental impact from the use of chemicals in their own products and processes.
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