Bleaching concluded that the sodium hypochlorite is safe for the environment in current normal use according to a risk assessment report conducted by the European community. However, it’s a very unstable and highly reactive chemical process and Industrial bleaching can be a source of concern. Read more..
Burden shifting and the environment occurs when there is a transfer of environmental impacts from one point or business to another. This may happen, as an illustration from a supply chain , if a package is light-weighted by replacing a recyclable material with a non-recyclable material that has no waste collection and reprocessing facilities. Read more..
Design for dematerializations is a term used to describe a process whereof the mission is to reduce the overall size, weight and numbers of materials involved in a design and is a simple way to reduce the total environmental impact. As a general rule, more materials mean more impact. Read more..
Gabi is a Life-cycle assessment tool for modelling social, environmental, and economic impacts of products and systems attributed to material flows and processes. Read more..
Green Claims (in contrast to opposed to green washing): “Green claims and labels can help consumers to make informed buying choices – by giving information about the environmental impact and qualities of products or services, either on a product or in marketing/advertising materials. Read more..