The EU single-use plastics campaign

To raise awareness of the sustainable alternatives to single-use plastic products, on 5 June 2018 the European Commission launched a public communication campaign. It began on World Environment Day, which this year had the theme ”Beat Plastic Pollution”. The campaign focuses on the impact that different kinds of single-use plastics cause, highlighting sustainable, available and affordable alternatives that form the…

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LIFE-PERSUADED project

LIFE PERSUADED project is focused on environmental contaminants of industrial origin, Bisphenol A (BPA), and di-2-ethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP), extensively used as plasticizers. Both are non-persistent compounds known as endocrine disruptors (EDs). Despite the restrictions imposed in their use, they are continuously released and regularly detected in the environment and in food. They can reach humans through different ways, and, as…

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Newsletter April 2016

Editorial PERSUADED Networking Activities: BIOCOPACPlus (Sustainable bio-based coating from tomato processing by-products for food metal packaging) and MAPEC_LIFE (Monitoring Air Pollution Effects on Children for supporting public health policy)

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