Biodegradability of Plastics

Biodegradability of Plastics

Biodegradability of Plastics: Plastic bottle in a beach

Coordination of the ‘Biodegradability of Plastics’ Evidence Review

Academia Europaea is leading the coordination of the forthcoming SAPEA Evidence Review on the biodegradability of plastics in the open environment, with responsibility for management and delivery of the work given to the AE Cardiff Hub.

This Evidence Review will inform the Group of Chief Scientific Advisors‘ Opinion on the topic, which was requested by the European Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries 2014-2019, Karmenu Vella.

The evidence review report is expected to be published in summer 2020.

Read about the call for nominations here.

Read more about the Hub’s work on SAPEA here.