Microplastics in Soil and groundwater : sources, transfer, metrology and impacts

Objective
This work aims at proposing a harmonized definition for microplastics, a set of laboratory methods for the separation and analysis of microplastics in soils, as well as identifying priorities for future projects and give first recommendations for decision-making and management of soil quality, regarding the potential risks associated with micro- and nano-plastics in soil and groundwater.

Lead organisation
Ineris, France

Partners
VU, The Netherlands
ISSeP, Belgium- W

Duration
12 months

Total cost
€ 152.148,-