European Commission Conference on REINVENTING PLASTICS – CLOSING THE CIRCLE

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E&H’s Dr. Heather Leslie presented and was part of a panel on microplastics at the European Commission’s REINVENTING PLASTICS – CLOSING THE CIRCLE Conference in Brussels on 26 September 2017. The one-day program will be opened by Frans Timmermans, First Vice President of the European Commission, who will speak about the plastics strategy for Europe. The conference’s objective is to explore issues and potential solutions to be proposed in the European Plastics Strategy with input from high-level stakeholders from industry, business, science and civil society. Karmenu Vella, Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries will close the conference with a keynote entitled ‘On the way forward for the EU strategy’. Read more.Reinventing Plastics – Closing the Circle, Brussels, 26 September 2017
This is one of several EU events linked to the Sustainable Development Goals.
Contact: heather.leslie@vu.nl

Subject

Microplastics in the Circular Economy and European Plastics Strategy.

Period26 Sep 2017

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