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Events and workshops in substitution

Here you will find all events, workshops and trainings that the Swedish Centre for Chemical Substitution organizes or participates in. Welcome!

Previous educations and webinars

Educational videos

Chemicals in sport gear

September 28

Webinar:Chemicals in sporting goods

Plastics and rubber articles in sports and leisure can contain chemicals that are hazardous to health and the environment, which in various ways can pose a risk to human health and our environment. Welcome to a webinar that gives you guidance and inspiration on how your company can work to phase out unwanted chemicals in your products.

Where: Digital, in Teams

When: September 28th, at 8.30-10.00

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October 13 2021

Basic course: How to find out if your goods contain harmful chemicals

The Swedish Centre for Chemical Substitution’s training in for those who want to get started and work systematically with chemicals in your organization. We will go through:

  • The contents of the first two steps in the Swedish Chemicals Agency's staircase for substitution
  • Overall legal requirements for goods
  • How to use the databases and resources available on the web to find information about chemicals and better alternatives
  • How to work with our templates for communication with subcontractors
  • How to use our support material for product risk assessment and supply chain mapping

The training session is primarily aimed at small and medium-sized companies that produce or distribute goods, but other types of organizations are also welcome. 

The course will be held in Swedish.

More information and registration

 

December 9 2021

Basic course in substitution: How to get started with systematic chemical work

The Swedish Centre for Chemical Substitution’s training in for those who want to get started and work systematically with chemicals in your organization. We will go through:

  • The contents of the five steps in the Swedish Chemicals Agency's staircase for substitution
  • Overall legal requirements for goods
  • How to use the databases and resources available on the web to find information about chemicals and better alternatives
  • How to work with our templates for communication with subcontractors
  • How to use our support material for product risk assessment and supply chain mapping

The training session is primarily aimed at small and medium-sized companies that produce or distribute goods, but other types of organizations are also welcome. 

The course will be held in Swedish.

More information and registration

 

January 2022

Basic course in Alternatives Assessment: Better alternatives to hazardous chemicals

The Swedish Centre for Chemical Substitution’s training for those who have already come a long way in the substitution work and want to learn how to evaluate alternatives using the Alternatives Assessment method. The method takes into account all aspects of substitution, such as health, environment, function and economy - throughout the life cycle.

The course will be held in Swedish.

More information and registration

TRAINING/WORKSHOPS: Customized trainings in substitution

Does your organization need to learn more about substitution of chemicals? Are you part of an industry association that needs more knowledge of what chemical substitution means? For example the Swedish Centre for Chemical Substitutioncan provide customized training for industries, organizations and for specific interest in substitution of a particular subject. Healthy substitution is a key word for us, which means that all aspects such as health, environment, function and economy are taken into account - in a life cycle perspective.

Please contact us at substitutionscentrum@ri.se for more information, so that we can set up a training or workshop for your needs!

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Anna Jacobs

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Anna Jacobs

Centrumledare för substitutionscentrum

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