Information on POPs, their alternatives and alternative approaches

This section of the POPs web pages aims at facilitating information exchange, on both POPs themselves as well as on alternatives, techniques and approaches for replacing or reducing/eliminating releases of POPs.

It should be noted that not only chemical substitutes are covered but also biological, environmental and other alternative approaches, as well as experiences in using these. A number of these information products are developed in collaboration with other organizations with specialization in certain fields, like WHO and FAO, or based on their work.

Information on POPs chemicals
Information Sheet on Dioxins (HTML, PDF)*
Database of Sources of Environmental Releases of Dioxin like Compounds in the U.S.

Database on POPs alternatives

DDT Information System  

Termiticide Information System  

Action Plans and Studies to replace/reduce releases of POPs

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