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13th March 2020
Announcement: SCP/RAC supports the Ministry of Sustainable Development and Tourism of Montenegro to implement "green" practices in relation to plastics and waste

The Ministry of Sustainable Development and Tourism of Montenegro (MORiT) is committed to implement new "green" practices. Some of the measures implemented are the replacement of water in plastic bottles by tap water in glass jugs with an engraved Ministry logo and the elimination of plastic straws, spoons and mixers at the cafeteria. Cotton durable cleaners and gloves have been delivered to the cleaning service. As for sorting waste, the collection of used paper will be enhanced by dedicated cardboard boxes in each office room, and new PET bottles containers have been placed.

2nd March 2020
Addressing plastic pollution through public procurement – New guidelines produced by SCP/RAC
  • Guidelines to address single-use plastics through public procurement in the Mediterranean, now available in English, French, Albanian and Bosnian-Montenegrin.
  • Public procurement is identified as a key action to address plastic marine litter by the Barcelona Convention.
  • By implementing these guidelines, public administrations across the Mediterranean can boost circular economy in the region and abate plastic pollution.

Public procurement affects a considerable sha

23rd January 2020
Guidelines to phase out single-use plastic bags in the Mediterranean adopted by the Barcelona Convention – gaining momentum to abate them!
  • COP21 of the Barcelona Convention (2-5 December 2019) has approved these guidelines, together with other marine litter related ones, all included under Decision IG.24/11.
21st January 2020
SCP/RAC provided tailored support to five Mediterranean countries in fighting against single-use plastic items

 

 

 

 

 

 

21st January 2020
Transitioning from over consumption of single use plastic bags in Lebanon: An alternative model for an interactive and collective phase out

By Sammy Kayed and Anwar Al Shami 

Sant Pau Recinte Modernista. Pavelló de Nostra Senyora de la Mercè Carrer de Sant Antoni Maria Claret, 167. 08025 Barcelona, Catalunya (Spain)