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News of 2022

12th January 2022
Toxic additives in plastics, fresh new content for a master's module and webinar series: SCP/RAC is looking for two experts to help make ‘InPlastics’ a success!

The reuse and recycling of plastics following circular economy principles have been promoted to address marine plastic pollution, however only a small percentage of plastic waste can be effectively recycled in a ‘closed loop’ as many contain toxic chemical additives, which can pose a threat to human health and the environment. The impacts of toxic additives on the life cycle management of plastics have just recently been understood yet they constitute the invisible part of the plastic pollution issues and therefore communication on this issue is more challenging. 

11th January 2022
We're looking for a consultant for the preparation of a policy recommendations document, under the Plastic Busters MPAs project

The Regional Activity Centre for Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP/RAC) is looking for an independent expert to support SCP/RAC to carry out the preparation of the document, under the Work Package 6 (Capitalization), entitled: ‘Policy recommendations in order to move forward towards GES for D10 in Mediterranean MPAs’, in the framework of Plastic Busters MPAs project.

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