Neonatological department of hospital in České Budějovice replacing medical devices containing phthalates

The neonatological department of the hospital in České Budějovice started systhematic replacement of medical devices with the content of PVC softened by phthalates by safer...

People in Jihlava are burdened by formaldehyde more than is usual

Thanks to Kronospan, people live and work in an environment, that does not meet hygienic norms. According to an extensive study, elaborated by the National Institute of Public...

Informative panels on PVC are placed in tearoom

Visitors of Tea Club „Ve vlnách“ in Děčín have a chance to learn more about the issues of one of the most controversial plastic materials (polyvinylchloride- PVC). Informative...

UNESCO Director Arrives in Prague, City Officials Permit Skyscrapers Behind His Back

On Thursday a joint reactive mission of the UNESCO World Heritage Centre and ICOMOS (International Council on Monuments and Sites) arrives in Prague. The experts will examine how...

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...