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Residues of active pharmaceutical ingredients contaminate the water and marine life of the Baltic Sea. In CWPharma, partners from seven countries work on tools and recommendations for policy makers, authorities and municipalities to reduce these harmful emissions.

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WEBINAR 29 October 2020: Advanced wastewater treatment for API reduction 2020-10-20
The results and recommendations from the CWPharma project on advanced wastewater treatment will be presented in this Webinar along with the current proceedings of this topic in Sweden.
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The Baltic Sea region’s waste management for unused medicines must be improved 2020-09-03
CWPharma project has evaluated national-level practices for take-back and disposal of unused medicines and other pharmaceutical waste in the Baltic region. Improper disposal of medicines is all too common and the implementation of take-back for unused medicines is highly heterogeneous in the region.
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Finnish stakeholders discussed low-tech risk reduction measures 2019-10-29
Finnish stakeholders of the CWPharma project met in October to discuss the low-tech risk reduction measures and their potential to reduce emissions of pharmaceuticals to the environment.
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Work package (WP2)

Emissions, levels and risks


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Work package (WP3)

Advanced wastewater treatment


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Work package (WP4)

Low-tech risk reduction


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Work package (WP5)

Conclusions and Action Plan


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