Aotearoa Plastic Pollution Alliance 2021 End-of-Year Hui 2-3 December

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The Aotearoa Plastic Pollution Alliance (APPA) has released the full programme of events, taking place online and in person (COVID permitting) in Pōneke/Wellington on December 2-3.

A range of presentations demonstrate the breadth and depth of APPA members’ expertise and brings together science, creativity, business, policy, research and advocacy for the sake of restoring the mauri of Papatūānuku and Tangaroa, and protecting the wellbeing of people and all living creatures – all so deeply affected by plastic pollution.

Presentations include:
– The role of airborne microplastics in a changing climate
– Creative Responses to Plastic Pollution
– The road to a binding global plastic pollution treaty
– Using science to inform business decisions and promote behaviour change
– Plastics and marine debris across the ocean floor in New Zealand waters
– Litter Intelligence and citizen science
– Microplastic concentrations in Wellington streams

The full programme of presentations and events is available here.

Register here.

For those attending in-person, a site visit to The Tiny Plastic Factory will be offered and a zero waste walking tour of Wellington City with The Rubbish Trip.

See you there!

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