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Adessium Foundation - Plastic Soup Prevention

Plastic Soup Prevention

Client: Adessium Foundation
Period: 2011

What can we do to prevent plastic pollution of the oceans? In a research project funded by Adessium Foundation, Partners for Innovation and Dr. Hans van Weenen analysed this growing problem. The report give an overview of stakeholders and proposed concrete measures to prevent the plastic pollution of our oceans.

One of the recommendations is to prohibit the use of micro-beads: small particles used in cosmetics. Another is to start pilot projects together with industries, focusing on products that have a high risk of being disposed in the environment.

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