Today – October 8 – marks Clean Air Day. So, what are you going to do to ensure a better future?
Air pollution is one of the world’s leading risk factors for death, attributes to approximately 7 million deaths each year, and 9% of deaths globally.
It is also one of the leading risk factors for disease burden.
Why joining WCRAQ is so important
There are some of the reasons why it is important to join the Westminster Commission for Road Air Quality, a new initiative to help shape air quality policy in the UK. Barry Sheerman, MP for Huddersfield, chairs the Commission. He is passionate about cleaning up the air we breathe and create a healthier society for everyone.
Benefits of joining WCRAQ
So, what can you gain from joining the Commission?
- Help improve air quality
- Create a cleaner future
- Have your voice heard in the bigger conversation surrounding clean air
- Raise awareness of current research and help establish the next research goal
- Effectively network with leading peers, academics and industry experts.
Who else has joined?
When you become part of WCRAQ, you will be joining organisations such as Commercial Air Filtration, Gramm Barriers, GPS Marine, Simply Waste Solutions, Wijs-Air, Electra Commercial Vehicles, Siemens, BIFFA, Refuse Vehicle Solutions, City of London, Faun-Zoeller, Bucher Municipal, Thomas Autos, Element-4, and Epowertrucks/Liftsafe.
Don’t just take our word for it
Steve Barnes, Business Development Manager for Gramm Barriers, explains why he did not hesitate to register with the Westminster Commission for Road Air Quality:
‘The reason why I joined was to collaborate with like-minded people who can all make a difference in combatting poor air quality. I want to contribute to helping the UK raise standards for innovation and techniques, which in their turn could help other countries with the global issue of air pollution.’