Working with the aquaculture sector to prevent marine litter from entering the sea

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AQUA-LIT & CLAIM workshop on Marine Litter at the European Maritime Day 2019!

AQUA-LIT and the CLAIM project have joined forces to deliver an interactive workshop on marine litter at the European Maritime Day 2019

A step forward in fighting microplastic in the environment!

The European Chemical Agency (ECHA) submitted in Januray 2019 a proposal to ban intentionally added microplastics in cosmetics, detergents, paints, agricultural and industrial products.

The European Parliament backed up Commission's proposal on single-use plastics' strategy!

In May 2018, the Commission introduced the Single-use plastics directive proposal to target the 10 single-use plastic products most often found on Europe's beaches and seas, as well as lost and bandoned fishing an aquaculture gear. Last week, on March 27th, 2019, the European Parliament approved this proposal that addresses 70% of all marine litter items.
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