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Paweł Czerwiński


The Association for the Advancement of Alternatives Assessment (A4) is a professional association solely dedicated to advancing the science, practice, and policy of alternatives assessment and informed substitution. A4 is an interdisciplinary community of researchers and practitioners from government agencies, academia, industry, and non-profits working collaboratively to accelerate the transition to the use of safer chemicals, materials, processes, and products.

UPCOMING A4 WEBINAR

a4 webinar series

Safer Chemistry in Beauty & Personal Care: Needs and Opportunities

Thursday, June 6, 2024 at 1:00 PM

Join this A4 webinar to learn more about the report’s findings, hear reactions from leaders in the industry, and ask questions about opportunities for furthering safer chemistry innovation in the personal care and beauty product sector.

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RECORDINGS AVAILABLE

Mixtures & Safer Alternatives Workshop

 

mixtures workshop

WORKSHOP 1 & 2 RECORDINGS AVAILABLE

RECORDINGS AVAILABLE

WORKSHOP 3 (IN-PERSON EVENT AT THE INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON ALTERNATIVES ASSESSMENT)
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2023

Identifying needs and opportunities to evolve the practice of product-level alternative. 

This session was not recorded.

 


A4 Perspective Paper

Using Alternatives Assessment to Support Informed Substitution of PFAS in the Electronics Industry

In this A4 Perspective Paper, we cover:

  • Where PFAS are likely to be used within the electronics value chain

  • The sector’s unique challenges associated with substituting PFAS

  • How the industry can avoid regrettable substitutes

  • How alternatives assessment can be used to make transparent and informed decisions to support the adoption of safer, sustainable chemicals.

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QUARTERLY MEMBER SPOTLIGHT

Scott Echols from the ZDHC Foundation

 

scott echols

Senior Director, Roadmap to Zero Programme at the ZDHC Foundation

"I enjoy the connection to colleagues who I can learn from in a field where I know "just enough to be dangerous ;-) ."

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