Events and meetings



Final HAZBREF Stakeholder Conference 

The final conference was arranged as a webinar on 4 of June 2020.

The webinar Agenda: HAZBREF Webinar Final Agenda (pdf)

The first part of the event focused on presenting results from HAZBREF activities concerning the following topics:

  • Approaches to identify relevant substances for BREF reviews
  • Proposal for a more systematic method to address hazardous substances in the BREF-process,
  • Recommendations for the management of chemicals in HAZBREF case sectors
  • Promoting non-toxic material cycles in the BREF process

Download the morning session presentations here (pdf file).

In the second part of the event we focused on the Implications of the Zero Pollution Ambition of the European Green Deal for the Industrial Emission Directive (IED) and how the BREF process can contribute to the goals of the European Green Deal. We also heared presentations from HAZBREF stakeholders on how the project’s results can be implemented in practice and how chemical management aspects can be improved in BREFs.

Afternoon presentations for downloading:

Download the Report from Final HAZBREF Stakeholder Webinar 4th of June 2020 here (pdf file)

HAZBREF team wishes to thank all presenters and participants!

Past events:


HAZBREF BAT webinar on hazardous chemicals management in industry

The webinar was held on Monday 27th April 2020. The aim of the webinar was to present the draft sectoral guidance reports in the following sectors: Surface Treatment of Metals and Plastics (STM) and Chemical sectors (LVIC concerning fertilisers and POL concerning Polymers production). 


Interim Stakeholder Conference in Tallinn 21–22 May 2019

The conference began with the work package leaders presenting the current status of different project activities. After that the focus was in the textile industry: the findings of the HAZBREF textile industry study were presented and an expert panel shared their views on developments in the textile sector. On the second day the participants were given the chance to tell their views on the HAZBREF project's activities in break-out sessions.

Background Papers and Presentations:


Earlier events and meetings:

Kick-off conference for stakeholders and accociated organizations in Helsinki on March 2018



Other documents:


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