Substitution in Practice of Prioritised Fluorinated Chemicals to Eliminate Diffuse Sources (SUPFES)
Research Project , 2013 – 2020

This project is financed by Formas and implemented by a consortium of researchers and practitioners from many disciplines, active in different stages of the life cycle of consumer products and related chemicals, especially in the field of textiles. The purpose of the work at Chemical Environmental Science is to assess the risks and potential environmental effects associated use of poly-and perfluorinated chemicals in textiles. Special focus will also be given to contamination of sewage sludge. With a method of quantitative risk assessment and life cycle assessment methodology combined, different sludge management options will be compared. Using the same principle, the various alternative products developed in the project will be compared and evaluated.

Participants

Gregory Peters (contact)

Biträdande professor vid Chalmers, Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Chemical Technology, Chemical Environmental Science

Hanna Holmquist

Doktorand vid Chemical Environmental Science

Collaborations

Stockholm University

Stockholm, Sweden

Swerea IVF AB

Mölndal, Sweden

Funding

Stockholms läns landsting

Funding Chalmers participation during 2017–2020 with 370,000.00 SEK

Formas

Funding Chalmers participation during 2013–2017 with 4,000,000.00 SEK

Related Areas of Advance and Infrastructure

Sustainable development

Driving Forces

Publications

More information

Project Web Page

http://www.supfes.eu/

Latest update

2018-02-12