"Although the pollution problem is globally recognized, this exhibition that shows marine waste without embellishment, reminds us vividly how big is the challenge of tackling with this problem! In addition for recalling the scope of the problem, it is a warning what can and must be done. We must unite, involve stakeholders from all levels and, as soon as possible, release our oceans and seas from waste", said MEP Tonino Picula and presented worrying statistics.
SEARICA is organizing a series of activities this week to warn how between 150 and 500 000 tons of waste anually pollutes the seas in the EU! Every year, Europe generates about 25.8 million tonnes of plastic, and only 30 percent of this waste is recycled.
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