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VECAP RECOGNISED BY INDUSTRY AS AN OUTSTANDING TOOL IN PRODUCT STEWARDSHIP

06/04/2011

INCREASED LEVEL OF PARTICIPATION IN VOLUNTARY PROGRAMME CONFIRMS FLAME RETARDANT INDUSTRY COMMITMENT TO IMPLEMENT BEST PRACTICES

The results of the Voluntary Emissions Control Action Programme (VECAP) Annual Progress Report, released today, revealed continued growth in participation to the programme, with 95% coverage of the sales volume. The number of VECAP-certified sites grew from three to five compared to last year, external certification being the gold standard in the level of commitment to VECAP.

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  • "I welcome this voluntary industry programme to reduce emissions of the flame retardant Deca-BDE to the environment. DG Enterprise supports voluntary industry action where this can result in environmental improvement hand in hand with economic development."
    Michel Catinat, DG Enterprise, European Commission
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