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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

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