Toxic substances and effects

A toxic substance means any chemical or mixture that may be harmful to the environment and/or to human health

Innovation: Development Of An Interactive Tool For The Implementation Of Environmental Legislation In Nanoparticle Manufacturers

Last update: 28.11.2013
Pre-Demo
INANOTOOL APPROACH The objective of i-NanoTool is to contribute to the efficient implantation of the environmental policy and legislation in nanomaterials manufacturers companies, especially SMEs. It includes the development of an interactive platform (etool) for environmental self-diagnosis addressed to nanoparticles manufacturers in European countries. Its specific objectives are: • To [...]

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Innovation: Integrated Green Life-Cycle Management Of Waste Oils And Petroleum Residues

Last update: 27.08.2013
Ready to use
ELINA addresses the integrated ‘green’ life-cycle management of WO&PR, a waste stream of sludge and/or liquid state substances consisting totally and/or partially of mineral oil, synthesized hydrocarbons (synthetic oils), oily residues from tanks, oil-water mixtures, emulsions and water solvent compounds. WO&PR are the largest petroleum derived waste stream and are [...]

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Innovation: Priority environmental contaminants in seafood: safety assessment, impact and public perception

Last update: 15.08.2013
Ready to use
The ECsafeSEAFOOD project will monitor the presence of priority environmental contaminants in the environment and in seafood, prioritize those that are real hazards for human health, and assess the transfer of relevant priority environmental contaminants between the environment and seafood, taking into account the effect of climate change. The project [...]

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Innovation: Using Isco With Perozone For The Remediation Of A Cocktail Of Organic Contaminants At An Ex-Rated Industrial Site In Operation

Last update: 14.08.2013
Demo
A remedial action plan (RAP) with the final remediation concept has been drawn up and submitted to the authorities in June 2011. The RAP has been approved by the authorities in October 2011. An extensive health and safety plan has been written prior to the start of the remediation works. [...]

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Innovation: Preservation And Restoration Of Base-Rich To Alkaline Fens In Brandenburg

Last update: 09.08.2013
Pre-Demo
The goal is to stabilize the water level on or slightly above ground level, in order to prevent further peat mineralization. To achieve this, the drainage systems have to be deactivated. On moderately to strongly sloped fens it is necessary to fill up the drainage ditches completely. The filling material [...]

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Innovation: Erection Of A Demonstrative De-Oiling Plant For Recycling Oily Steelmaking Sludge And Mill Scales

Last update: 09.08.2013
Pre-Demo
At this stage of the project, only pilot tests have been done. PLD efficiency has been proven in lab scale and research of industrial hosting site resp. involvement of an additional partner for implantation and operation of the first pilot plant is on-going. Expected results: The PLD process will achieve [...]

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Innovation: Highly Efficient Ovens Through Eco-Friendly, Energy Efficient Sol-Gel Enamelling Process

Last update: 06.08.2013
Pre-Demo
The aim of the HEO project is to demonstrate the potential reach that HEO technologies can have by the end of the project and in future developments. The main results can be summarized in the following: - Successful realization of SS cavities with the new coating. - Confirmation (on European [...]

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Innovation: The Impact Of Geological Environment On Health Status Of Residents Of The Slovak Republic

Last update: 03.08.2013
Pre-Demo
Through linking of datasets of environmental and health indicators those chemical elements in geological environment that have the most significant impact on human health will be definied. Further, the limit values for the chemicals in groundwater and soils will be defined including not only maximal permissible values but also minimal [...]

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Innovation: Sustainable Strategies For The Improvement Of Seriously Degraded Agricultural Areas: The Example Of Pistachia Vera L.

Last update: 25.07.2013
Ready to use
The project is still in progress. For the moment, composting experiments are carried out and the optimum ratio of raw materials and pistachio wastes has been identified. Next step is the use of compost for vegetables and pistachio trees cultivation, as well as quality tests of the produced compost. Soil [...]

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Innovation: Strategies To Improve And Protect Soil Quality From The Disposal Of Olive Mills Wastes (OMW) In The Mediterranean Region

Last update: 25.07.2013
Ready to use
The project resulted in ready-to-be-used outcomes. In specific: Risk assessments and monitoring tools 1. Soil and Water Risk Assessment Studies for areas that accept OMW disposal 2. A set of soil quality indicators to detect and assess contamination by olive oil mills’ wastesDevelopment of a methodology to monitor soil quality [...]

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