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Moving towards safer alternatives
Support for Substitution
Substitution of hazardous chemicals is a fundamental measure to reduce risks to environment, workers, consumers and public health.
Legislation encourages you to substitute, this site will show you how.
Replacing harmful chemicals in the textiles sector
Events & Training | 13.02.2017
Replacing hazardous chemicals with safer alternatives can bring substantial benefits to the company, the environment and the health of workers and consumers. The webinar presents how textile companies have organised themselves to replace harmful chemicals from their supply chains.
(English) (English) Substitution may be fast and easy or a more complex process. Generally it includes the following steps:
- Define the problem
- Set substitution criteria
- Search for alternatives
- Assess and compare alternatives
- Experiment on pilot
- Implement and improve