Policy Advocacy


ESDO’s Initiatives in phasing out Persistent Organic Pollutant (POPs)  ESDO prepared a study paper to document the present status of POPs (DDT, PCB and Dioxin) usage in Bangladesh. All the tasks that are done for preparing this document are under a partnership agreement between Just Environment Charitable Trust, Toxics Link and ESDO. Anthropogenic activities have […]

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No Mercury

Mercury Free Dentistry World Alliance for Mercury Free Dentistry is dedicated to ending dental mercury use. Asian Center for Environmental Health, in collaboration with ESDO and the World Alliance for Mercury Free Dentistry, has been working diligently for a long time to phase out mercury dental amalgam from Asia. As Bangladesh is a signatory country […]

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No Lead

ESDO has been working for a specific regulation of lead free paint. In line with this, ESDO has been continuing policy advocacy since 2010. ESDO had prepared a draft regulatory frame work and guide line; that had submitted to the concern authority [Department of Environment (DOE)]. As a result, In 2018, Bangladesh Standard and Testing […]

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No Plastic

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