POPs

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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Projects

The BCRC-Caribbean supports its 14 member countries and other Caribbean Nations that request its assistance with fulfilling their obligations to the chemicals and waste management cluster of global multilateral agreements. This support is provided through execution of projects, organisation of awareness raising meetings and training workshops, dissemination of information and transfer of technology. GEF ISLANDS

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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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Stockholm

Stockholm Convention Overview Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) are chemicals that are characterised by their ability to remain intact in the environment for long periods, become widely distributed geographically, accumulate in the fatty tissue of humans and wildlife, and have harmful impacts on human health or on the environment. The Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants

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