Pollution reduction, toxic waste cleanup
Green Cross works on both the prevention and reduction of pollution threats to health and the environment through capacity building and promotion of better practices.
Due to the global scale of pollution and the size of the challenge, work is done in collaboration with numerous partners including national governments, FAO, UNEP, WHO, UNIDO, the Blacksmith Institute, Milieukontakt International, the International Pesticides & HCH Association and others.
Examples of Recent Projects:
Cold War Legacies and Long-term Futures
Sustainable Farming, Pesticide-Free
Capacity Strengthening and Technical Assistance for the Implementation of Stockholm Convention National Implementation Plans (NIPs) in African LCDs of the ECOWAS sub-region
The limitation of pesticide contamination and introduction of sustainable agricultural practices in Burkina Faso
Repackaging of DDT and scaling up development of non-chemical alternatives to the use of DDT for malaria control in the Southern Caucasus and Central Asia
Improving medical waste management in Kyrgyzstan
Water protection and radioactivity mitigation in Mailuu-Suu and other Kyrgyz regions
Samsara, Shekaftar, Kaidarken
Remediation of uranium tailings site at Chkalovsk (Tajikistan)e
Evaluation of heavy contamination around Buenos Aires City.