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WELCOME TO LIFE MERCURY FREE NEWSLETTER

Greetings from the LIFE MERCURY-FREE project! We are thrilled to bring you the latest updates on our mission to combat mercury environmental contamination. Our project revolves around addressing a crucial issue often underestimated— the environmental impact of mercury in everyday goods, mishandled by consumers due to a lack of information and accessible disposal methods. Project…

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The round table “Sustainable practices and measures to prevent contamination of landfills with mercury-containing waste”

The round table “Sustainable practices and measures to prevent contamination of landfills with mercury-containing waste” was a part of the active phase of the joint creation of the Roadmap within the framework of the project LIFE Mercury-FREE “Complex Awareness Raising and Behaviour Change for the Mercury-Free City Environment” and took place on September 21–22, 2023…

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Eco corner at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering of Lodz University of Technology, Poland

Polish version of the news is here: https://www.zu.p.lodz.pl/ekokacik-na-wydziale-elektrycznym 26/01/2024 University Life No. 167 Since October 2023, an eco-corner built as part of the Life Mercury FREE project has been operating at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Electronics, Computer Science and Automation of the Lodz University of Technology. Here, students can learn about new information about…

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Exploring the detrimental impacts of mercury on both human health and the environment: The European LIFE project emerges as a crucial initiative in order to eradicate this pervasive issue.

Mercury is an extremely toxic metal that poses adverse effects when the use of products containing it is excessive and indiscriminate. It is found in many everyday items, such as thermometers, fluorescent lamps, and electronic devices. Irresponsible disposal or destruction of these objects leads to the release of mercury into our environment, with serious and…

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Combating Mercury Pollution: The Crucial Role of the LIFE MERCURY-FREE Project in Promoting Awareness and Sustainable Practices

Addressing the issue of mercury pollution is a critical task in our contemporary world. Despite its harmful nature, mercury persists in various everyday items, ranging from batteries and cosmetics to specific fish types. This toxic metal poses severe risks to human health and the environment, causing a spectrum of health problems, from neurological disorders to…

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Creating a Mercury-Free City: The LIFE MERCURY-FREE Project’s Approach to Complex Awareness Raising and Behavior Change

Mercury pollution is a global problem that affects human health and the environment. Exposure to mercury can cause serious health problems, such as neurological damage and developmental delays in children. In response to this issue, many cities around the world are taking steps to reduce mercury pollution and create mercury-free city environments. One approach to…

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Taking Action Against Mercury Pollution

Mercury pollution is a pressing concern in our modern world. Despite its toxic nature, mercury is still found in many everyday items, including batteries, cosmetics, and even certain types of fish. This toxic metal has a detrimental impact on both human health and the environment. In humans, mercury exposure can lead to a range of…

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