Students of high medical school to learn more about the risks of PVC

Students of high medical school in the town of Chomutov will discuss on Monday 10 March the risks of medical devices containing polyvinylchloride (PVC). Head of the campaign...

Survey has confirmed, that consumables are still sold packed into PVC. That is why Arnika has prepared a poster campaign concerning its detrimental impacts

Ecological organization Arnika has published lists of consumables packed into PVC. A survey done in Děčín´s supermarkets disclosed more than 60 of such kind. And at the same time...

Arnika celebrates the anniversary of The Stockholm Convention in six cities

Prague (Arnika) – Seven years ago in Stockholm a global treaty was signed for the reduction of hazardous Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs). Arnika prepared various events to...

Survey confirms food still sold packaged in PVC. Arnika introducing poster campaign about PVC's harmfulness

Association ARNIKA published today a list of foods packaged in PVC. More than 60 kinds of food wrapped in PVC were found during survey made in supermarkets in Děčín. This...

Arnika founds Coalition for PVC substitution. IKEA is among its first members

Ecological association Arnika announced today the establishment of Coalition for PVC Substitution, which is going to associate companies, civic associations, municipalities and...

Arnika appeals to minister: Do not accept PVC and toxic substances in environmentally friendly products

Furniture, textile and mattresses containing PVC, phtalates or brominated flame retardants could be labelled as environmentally friendly products according to the new draft of...

Students from the Netherlands investigate how to improve approach to Prague's greenery

How to improve our approach to trees and city parks? An international group of students from the Wageningen University, the Netherlands, will work at this topic in Prague for two...

Students from thirteen countries organised a discussion on Prague greenery

Students of the Wageningen University, The Netherlands, organised a discussion on greenery in the capital city, in Prague Mánes restaurant today. The meeting formed part of a...

Arnika has already helped five hospitals to reduce their use of hazardous medical PVC devices. Hospital in Louny is one of them

Hospital Nemocnice sv. Alžběty in town Louny is the first one in the region Ústí nad Labem which started, together with Arnika exactly a year ago, replacing PVC and phthalates in...

Arnika has already helped five hospitals to reduce their use of hazardous medical PVC devices. Hospital in České Budějovice is one of them.

The hospital in České Budějovice is the first facility of its kind in the South Czech (Jihočeský) region which, in cooperation with association Arnika, started systematic...

Arnika warning consumers in Děčín: PVC does not belong in a shopping basket

A larger-than-life duck tried today to discourage customers of Hypernova in Děčín today from buying food packaged in PVC (1). „The event was influenced by the results of survey...

UNESCO requests height reduction of skyscrapers at the Pankrác Plain

The high-rises planned to be built at the Pankrác Plain have to be lower. This is the long awaited verdict of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee. The current projects are...