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Who we are

Who we are


The European Furniture Industries Confederation, EFIC

EFIC is the European Furniture Industries Confederation.  EFIC members support EU circularity objectives and circular business models. EFIC believes that safer alternatives to the use of toxic flame retardants in products exist and need to be evaluated. 

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European Federation of Building and Woodworkers, EFBWW


The European Federation of Building and Woodworkers (EFBWW) is the European Workers’ Industry Federation for the following sectors: building, woodworking, forestry and allied industries and trades. EFBWW advocates for safe and healthy working conditions.

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European Environmental Bureau, EEB


The EEB is Europe’s largest network of environmental citizens' organisations, bringing together 180 member organisations from 38 countries. EEB stand for sustainable development, environmental justice & participatory democracy.

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European Bedding Industries’ Association, EBIA


EBIA is the European Bedding Industries’ Association. EBIA focuses on environment, health and safety issues, among others. 

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Environmental Coalition on Standards

The Environmental Coalition on Standards (ECOS) is an international NGO with a network of members and experts advocating for environmentally friendly technical standards, policies and laws. ECOS drives change by providing expertise to policymakers and industry players, leading to the implementation of strong environmental principles.

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The Cancer Prevention and Education Society, CPES

The Cancer Prevention and Education Society works to reduce the incidence of cancer and other diseases, communicating the latest research to key technical and policy audiences to make the case for improved chemicals regulation.

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Zero Waste Europe, ZWE

Zero Waste Europe (ZWE) represents the European municipalities that have openly committed to the goal of continuously reducing waste generation and improving waste separate collection and hence redesigning the relationship between people and waste.

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The European Fire Fighter Unions Alliance, EFFUA

EFFUA is the European Fire Fighters Unions Alliance. EFFUA promotes the highest standards of safety for fire fighters in all countries, through the adoption of safe working practices, staffing standards and the provision of the best available equipment.

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CHEM Trust

CHEM Trust is a collaboration between CHEM Trust, a UK-registered charity, and CHEM Trust Europe, a charity based in Germany. Both charities work together toprevent hazardous chemicals from causing long-term damage to wildlife or humans. 

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The Health and Environment Alliance, HEAL

The Health and Environment Alliance (HEAL) stands for sustainable societies, clean air, healthy food, toxic free natural and built environments, aiming at building a world in which today’s and future generations can benefit from a clean environment to enjoy long and healthy lives – without health-harming chemicals, with clean air and healthy food and with a toxic free, renewable and sustainable economy and society.

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FENA represents the interests of the European furniture retail sector. FENA supports the goal of safer products.

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Arnika is a Czech non-governmental organization uniting people seeking better environment. Arnika believes that natural wealth is not only a gift, but also an obligation to save it for future. Arnika was established in 2001 and since its foundation has become one of the most important environmental organizations in the Czech Republic. 

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