GreenDeal: adoption of a new strategy for a chemical-free environment

October 14, 2020

Hat: GreenDeal: adoption of a new strategy for a chemical-free environment

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Today, the European Commission adopted the EU Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability. The Strategy is the first step towards a zero pollution ambition for a toxic-free environment announced in the European Green Deal.

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Chemicals Strategy fully recognises the fundamental role of chemicals for human well-being and for the green and digital transition of European economy and society. At the same time it acknowledges the urgent need to address the health and environmental challenges caused by the most harmful chemicals. In this spirit, the Strategy sets out concrete actions to make chemicals safe and sustainable by design and to ensure that chemicals can deliver all their benefits without harming the planet and current and future generations.

Url description: European Commission - Press release

Url: https://ec.europa.eu/commission/presscorner/detail/en/ip_20_1839