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What are PCBs?

Polychlorinated Biphenyl (PCB) is a hazardous chemical compound that belongs to a broad family of man-made organic chemicals known as chlorinated hydrocarbons.

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What is lead?

Lead is a chemical element, inside the group of carbon, an odorless substance, insoluble in water and organic solvents.

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PCBs nowadays in Europe

PCBs in Europe were used as insulating fluids in transformers or plasticizers for plastics, but now they are quiet regulated.

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Lead nowadays in Europe

Lead can appears in wall seals and in practice is the same as with PCBs and also appears in floors and in different kind of paints, mostly in industrial sites.

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EDI on social networks

EDI has a professional profile of the European Decontamination Institute on the main social networks in order to take advantage of all the communication channels.

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World Environment Day (WED)

The 5th of June is the World Environment Day (WED), a ‘United Nations’ campaign for encouraging worldwide awareness and action for the environment.

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EDA Annual Convention 2015

The European Decontamination Institute, EDI, is actively working in partnership with the European Demolition Association, EDA, for its event.

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Trade Fair INTERMAT 2015

The most important international European exhibition for construction equipment in 2015 is INTERMAT.

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Sales on the European construction equipment market grew by 9% in 2014

The Committee for European Construction Equipment, CECE, has published its annual economic report.

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EDI´s annual meeting will be celebrated in the frame of EDA´s Annual Convention

The annual meeting of the European Decontamination Institute, EDI, will be celebrated at the same time of the Annual Convention 2015 of European Demolition Association, EDA, which will be held in Helsinki (Finland) form 11th – 13th June.

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Green Week 2015 Nature: our health, our wealth

Under the topic ‘nature and biodiversity’, the biggest annual conference on European environment policy, the Green Week 2015, will be held on 3rd – 5th in Brussels, Belgium.

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EDA and the European Decontamination Institute were present at DIOXIN 2014

The event was held in Madrid, Spain, from 31st August – 5th September, 2014.

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EDA, attendant in REMTECH 2014

The European Demolition Association was represented in the Sustainable Remediation Conference 2014 by the Secretary General, Jose Blanco.

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Understanding Persistent Organic Pollutants

Persistent organic pollutants are organic compounds that are resistant to environmental degradation through chemical, biological, and photolytic processes. International and EU legislation aims to eliminate or restrict its production.

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REACH’s effect on companies

REACH is a regulation of the European Union, adopted to improve the protection of human health and the environment from the risks that can be posed by chemicals, while enhancing the competitiveness of the EU chemicals industry.