December 3rd 1984 huge catastrophe happened at the Union Carbide pesticide plant in Bhopal, India. That day a pesticide factory exploded, releasing a toxic gas that caused more than 500,000 injured and 20,000 deaths in the years since.
Since 1998 this day is No Pesticides Day and is called to draw the public attention to solving problems related to use of dangerous chemicals.
We know that pesticides have influence on many aspects of our life and environment – ground, water, air, human and animal health, biodiversity.
Pesticides production, transportation, usage and waste – all need special rules, control and treatment due to enormous toxic of the materials.