Expert Panel Discussion: Navigating Plastic Pollution in Aotearoa – Understanding the problem, finding solutions

Aotearoa Plastic Pollution Alliance (APPA) invites you to a free expert panel discussion about the extent and nature of plastic pollution in Aotearoa, and the best individual, business and policy solutions we can adopt. Everyone is welcome.

Presented in collaboration with Te Papa Tongarewa Museum of New Zealand.

The panelists are:
– Dr Trisia Farrelly (Senior Lecturer, School of People, Environment and Planning, Massey University)
– Jacqui Forbes (Kaihautū Matua, General Manager at Para Kore)
– Dr Olga Pantos (Research Scientist in the Water and Biowaste Group at the Institute of Environmental Science and Research)
– Camden Howitt (Co-Founder and Coastlines Lead of Sustainable Coastlines).

The panel will be chaired by Hannah Blumhardt (The Rubbish Trip and New Zealand Product Stewardship Council).

Stay tuned for posts introducing you to each panelist over the coming weeks!

APPA is a collaborative forum of researchers, educators, scientists, industry and conservationists working to mitigate and prevent plastic-related pollution in Aotearoa and Oceania. Our aim is to engage with policymakers, industry and the public, including tangata whenua and Pasifika leaders, to advocate for, and develop, solutions to prevent plastic pollution while best managing what’s already in the environment.

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