Climate impact

The amount of synthetic chemicals in circulation has now exceeded the amount our planet can handle.

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Following the rise of our consumption-driven society, the production of chemicals has exploded. They’re used as ingredients in your normal everyday products. That’s why these chemicals can now be found in places like the North Pole and the depths of the Mariana Trench. Scientists recently concluded that the amount of toxic chemicals in circulation now goes beyond what our planet can handle.

Reference: https://pubs.acs.org/doi/10.1021/acs.est.1c04158

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Let’s not put the chemical crisis off to the next generation.

We call on policy makers in the EU to take action against toxic chemicals in our nature, air, water and bodies. We ask them to:

  • Fully implement the European Union’s promises on its Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability to ensure a toxic-free Europe by 2030
  • A special focus must be to fix the outdated chemicals control law, REACH, to ensure the fast track banning of the most harmful chemicals in consumer products
  • Fully implement the European Union’s action plan to phase out PFAS, including support and facilitate the universal ban of PFAS as well as banning PFAS in sectoral legislations such as toys, cosmetics, packaging and food contact materials.
  • Aid communities affected by forever chemical pollution and ensure thorough monitoring, remediation, ground sanitation, health and other plans in response to their needs. Make polluting PFAS manufacturers and related companies accountable for these.

This petition is done together with several European environmental organisations.