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 “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.”

Mercury Free India - Right Choices

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.

Good Beginning Toward a Mercury-free India

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

India to be mercury-free within 10 years

Source : Hindustan Times,New Delhi, 29 Aug 2014

Mercury — considered highly toxic but used extensively in healthcare products, lighting and for religious purposes — will be phased out in India in the next six to 10 years.

In its first major pro-environment move, the government has decided to sign the Minamata Convention, a global treaty to protect human health and the environment from the adverse effects of mercury.

Children at risk in e-waste sites

Source : The Asian Age, New Delhi, 24 Aug 2014

While it is a known truth that Delhi has been become a dumping yard for e-waste for the world, some disturbing facts from these sites expose the lack of awareness on the part of the owners and the local authorities on the working conditions in scrapyards.


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