The project targets the following main objectives:
Data on origin, amounts, composition and properties of the plastic waste entering the Danube river in this study area will be collected from existing data and from field studies,( waste collection and sorting campaigns) to be then summarised in a material-flow analysis, and subsequently qualitative analysed. Furthermore, environmental threats from plastic degradation in water will be evaluated.
Thereafter, measures to tackle this problem will be developed, pilot measures implemented and a Joint Action plan elaborated. An awareness raising campaign and capacity building activities for stakeholders will ensure dissemination and sustainability of project findings.
Main planned outputs of the project are:
05. 06. 2018