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PLASTIC0PYR - Estrategias para la reducción de la contaminación por plásticos y la mejora de la calidad ecológica y servicios medioambientales de los ríos de montaña
10-2019 a 05-2022
EU GRANT: 542313,52 EUR
Project leader
El Centro de Estudios Avanzados de Blanes (ES)
Project partners
Universitat de Barcelona (ES), Anthesis LAVOLA (ES), Universitat de Girona (ES), CICLOPLAST (ES), Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (FR), Université Clermont Auvergne (FR)
Description

The general project objective is to improve the ecologic quality of mountain rivers through the reduction of plastic pollution and the raise of public awareness towards the impact of its consumption habits, via a cross-border joint strategy. 

In order to achieve this objective the project proposes the following  solutions: 

  • - New tools to study the origin and effects of plastics in mountain ecosystems
  • - Dissemination and awareness raising actions about plastic polution and its impact
  • - Participation of the public: raise awareness towards consumption habits and better waste management
  • - Study of the impact of plastics on the environment  and co-creation of solutions based on the circular economy principles

 

 

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