Taking action on plastics pollution: are biodegradable plastics the answer?
Following the publication of a SAPEA evidence review report “Biodegradability of plastics in the open environment” and a Scientific Opinion by the Group of Chief Scientific Advisors of the same title, SAPEA organises a webinar to discuss if biodegradable plastics could help us solve the pollution problem.
The event will take place on 4 February at 15:00 CET and will feature:
- Professor Nicole Grobert, Chair, European Commission’s Group of Chief Scientific Advisors
- Silvia Forni, Policy Officer, European Commission Directorate-General for Environment
- Professor Richard Thompson, Director of the Marine Institute at Plymouth University and Member of the SAPEA Working Group
- Dr Miriam Weber, Managing Director of HYDRA Marine Sciences and Member of the SAPEA Working Group
Chair: Professor Ole Petersen, Vice-President, Academia Europaea
Moderator: Esther Kentin, Leiden University
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