Our Mission

 “We are a group of people working together for environmental justice and freedom from toxics. We have taken it upon ourselves to collect and share information about the sources and dangers of poisons in our environment and bodies, as well as about clean and sustainable alternatives for India and the rest of the world.”

NGO report backs Govt move to rid India of mercury

Source : Daily Pioneer, New Delhi 30 Oct 2014

In the wake of excitement on the Indian Government’s decision on becoming mercury free, NGO Toxics Link’s report “Mercury Free India-Right Choices”, highlights the fact that once mercury is released into environment, it bio-accumulates and bio-magnifies up food chain, and easily enters human body passing through skin, blood-brain & placental barrier.

Mercury ban in India within 6 to 10 years

Source : Times of India, New Delhi 30 Oct 2014

India will have to phase out mercury within six to 10 years as the country has signed a global treaty - Minamata Convention - which makes it mandatory for the signatories to ban the use of the deadly nerve toxin in a phased manner.

Press Release: Toxics Link releases a policy report-Mercury Free India as India gears to be Mercury Free

New Delhi, 16 September, 2014: In the wake of excitement on Indian government’s decision to become mercury free; Toxics Link released a well researched & grounded policy report “Mercury Free India-Right Choices”. The exhaustive report based upon decade old advocacy initiatives and research by the organization, focuses on existing mercury usage and provides framework for policy formulation and control, to reduce its use in the country.

Mercury Free India - Right Choices

Good Beginning Toward a Mercury-free India

Source :The New Indian Express,New Delhi, 30 Aug 2014

Pages

Who we are

“We are a group of people working together for environmental justice and freedom from toxics. ”

Connect with us

Contact Us

Toxics Link
H2 (Ground Floor), Jungpura Extension
New Delhi - 110014, India
Telephone: 91-11-24328006, 24320711
Fax: 91-11-24321747
Website: www.toxicslink.org