Sustainability & Regulatory Compliance

Nickel Institute

Meeting global sustainability and regulatory challenges

Nickel-containing materials contribute to sustainability through their performance, durability and recyclability. At the same time, their health effects and environmental impacts have to be measured, understood and managed. The Nickel Institute welcomes all appropriate regulation that is based on sound science. The Institute actively participates in risk assessment and risk management activities globally to provide a basis for appropriate regulations contributing to the safe and sustainable use of nickel.

These pages provide information on the challenges, issues and initiatives being taken by the Nickel Institute to ensure sustainable use of nickel and contribute to regulatory compliance.

Life Cycle Assessment

Canola FieldLife Cycle Assessments that compare two products or systems, one of which depends on the presence of nickel, demonstrate the economic and environmental benefits of using nickel during the end-of-life management/recycling phases.
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Environmental Quality

FishNickel is a naturally occurring element (the 24th most abundant element in the periodic table) and as a consequence of natural and man-made processes can be found ubiquitously in the air, soil, sediments and water.
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Challenges

WindmillsSociety cares more and more about sustainability and needs to know more about the materials that contribute to a sustainable future. Nickel is one of those materials.
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