The EU chemical strategy for sustainability towards a toxic-free environment
2030 VISION: towards a toxic free environment is the statement presenting and launching the EU Commission Chemical Strategy for Sustainability to be applied for the next years up to 2050 in the European Union. The already published document “COMMUNICATION FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT, THE COUNCIL, THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COMMITTEE AND THE COMMITTEE OF THE REGIONS Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability Towards a Toxic-Free Environment, Brussels, 14.10.2020 COM(2020) 667 final” summarizes the principles and actions EU Commission will adopt and put in place in order to achieve robust results in terms of reducing pollution and improvement of EU citizens health in future years.
A Definition of Sustainable Chemistry is given in the OECD web site:
“Sustainable chemistry is a scientific concept that seeks to improve the efficiency with which natural resources are used to meet human needs for chemical products and services. Sustainable chemistry encompasses the design, manufacture and use of efficient, effective, safe and more environmentally benign chemical products and processes.