Marine Plastic Waste in Greenland – Register Now for FREE Online Seminar

Tackling Marine Litter in the Arctic Region

Are you interested in tackling marine litter, protecting wildlife, or generating new economic opportunities via the circular economy?

Blue Circular Economy invites you to attend Marine Plastic Waste in Greenland and Recycling Opportunities for Discarded Fishing Gear. This free seminar will take place online on 25 March 2021 at 18:00 GMT


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The seminar will feature presentations from Qeqqata municipality in western Greenland, Wageningen Economic ResearchTechnical University of Denmark (ARTEK)University of the Highlands and Islands (ERI), and University for the Creative Arts (CfSD)

Topics will include the Greenlandic launch of the Birds & Debris website which aims to highlight and understand the global impact of plastic pollution with the help of researchers and the public. Cases of entangled birds or nest incorporation of debris can be reported via the website, and a guide for how to upload cases can be found in Greenlandic at

The seminar will also feature presentations on the presence and sources of marine litter in western Greenland, and the development of new products from waste fishing gear.

Attendance at the seminar is free but registration is required via:

For questions about registration, please email

Click on the event poster below to view a full list of speakers and topics.

Please note that times listed on poster are in West Greenland Time (GMT-3)

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