Connective Cities Webinar: Ban on the Use, Production and Sale of Plastic Bags

The 6th Connective Cities Webinar on Solid Waste Management in 2017 concerns the topic Ban on the Use, Production and Sale of Plastic Bags and takes place on Wednesday, 6th December 2017. The webinar will focus on the ban on plastic bags introduced in Kenya as well as in many other countries in Africa and the world. The discussion will explore the issues resulting from plastic bags; the enforcement, the challenges and the benefits of the ban as well as its’ effects on different economies.

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Second Meeting of the Regional Cooperation Platform on Marine Litter in the Mediterranean

Professor Maria Cristina Fossi will partecipate at the  second meeting of the Regional Cooperation Platform which will take place on 9-10 November 2017, in Barcelona, Spain. The meeting will review the progress achieved on the implementation of the Regional Plan on Marine Litter Management in the Mediterranean, along with the joint work plan of the Regional Cooperation Platform.

 

 

 

Plastic Busters at Ocean Plastics Lab Travelling Exhibition

The Ocean Plastics Lab is an exciting exhibition about science: It showcases the contribution of science to understand and combat the problem of plastics in the ocean. The exhibition is designed as a hands-on science lab, inviting visitors to assume the role of scientists and over the course of four consecutive containers explore the extent and impact of plastics in the ocean. Plastic busters members contributed to the DETECT impacts container setup.