New: NEVO online 2021
RIVM published a new online edition of the Dutch food composition database (NEVO).
A guide for the safe reuse of diaper and incontinence materials
RIVM has developed a step-by-step plan for the safe reuse of diapers and incontinence material. This plan provides recyclers and licensing authorities with tools to carry out a risk assessment.
Slightly fewer adult smokers
In 2018, 22.4 per cent of the Dutch adult population indicated they were occasional smokers.
Young people who use screens before sleeping have more sleep problems
Young people (13-18 years) who use light-emitting screens daily in the hour before going to sleep have more sleep problems.
Health and Well-being through Effective Blue-Green Space Design and Governance
During World Water Week (August 26 – 31, 2018), the Dutch National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, RIVM, is facilitating a session on Health and Well-being through effective Blue-G
INHERIT Model: a tool to jointly improve health, environmental sustainability and Health Equity
RIVM is involved in the Horizon2020 project INHERIT. The first article of the INHERIT project has been published, lead-authored by RIVM.
Measures to reduce microplastic emissions in the environment
Microplastics are plastic particles that are smaller than 5 millimetres; through the use of plastic or rubber products these microplastics can end up in the environment (surface water, soil, and ai
80 ways to a more sustainable future: INHERIT Promising Practices Database
Learn what others are doing to make lifestyles more sustainable!