Persistent Organic Pollutants

The Stockholm Convention (SC) on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) is a global treaty to protect human health and the environment from POPs, chemicals that can be transported over great distances, persist in the environment, accumulate in the fatty tissue of humans and wildlife, and have harmful impacts on human health and the environment. The Convention

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The Stockholm Convention (SC) on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) is a global treaty to protect human health and the environment from POPs, chemicals that can be transported over great distances, persist in the environment, accumulate in the fatty tissue of humans and wildlife, and have harmful impacts on human health and the environment. The Convention

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The Stockholm Convention (SC) on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) is a global treaty to protect human health and the environment from POPs, chemicals that can be transported over great distances, persist in the environment, accumulate in the fatty tissue of humans and wildlife, and have harmful impacts on human health and the environment. The Convention

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Under the GEF 5558 project entitled The Development and Implementation of a Sustainable Management Mechanism for Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) in the Caribbean, the BCRC-Caribbean developed this Training Manual on the Environmentally Sound Management and Disposal of Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs). The manual is primarily based on the findings of a regional training needs assessment

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Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) are a group of toxic organic chemicals commonly found in some household products and chemicals, industrial chemicals and waste disposal sites and which have negative effects on human health and long-term wellness and the environment. Once released into the environment, these chemicals remain intact for long periods of time and become

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