19 - 20 September 2019
2nd Portuguese Conference on Marine Waste and Microplastics
House of the Bay, Setúbal
September 21 - National Beach Cleaning Day
This year, the 2nd Portuguese Conference on Marine Waste and Microplastics took place in Setúbal.
This conference was mainly focused on positive solutions for plastics and the reduction of marine litter and had contributions from several stakeholders who were part of debate panels on policies and awareness, economy and society, and research and development of solutions innovative. It also included a research workshop on distribution and effects of microplastics.
Three years after the success of the 1st edition, APLM joined in new various stakeholders , giving visibility to a community that includes more and more actors and strengthening the ties between the various sectors of society, from a perspective of co-responsibility for change, both social and business, now framed by the European Strategy for Plastics in a Circular Economy.
19th and 20th
Panel I: policies and awareness
Panel II: economy and society
Panel III: research and development
Flash sessions for the presentation in projects
day 20 morning
research workshop - "Microplastics: distribution and effects in organisms"
Day 21 morning - Monitoring and cleaning of the Albarquel beach