HOW TO MAKE THE BEST USE OF PLASTEAX DATA ?
The methodology is from the “United Nations Environment Programme (2020). National guidance for plastic pollution hotspotting and shaping action - Introduction report. Boucher J.; M. Zgola, et al. United Nations Environment Programme” and is a publicly available methodological framework with calculation modules and tools free for any technical, policy and business users. It was funded by the Norwegian government.
HOW PLASTEAX DATA ARE DEVELOPED ?
Introduction to PLASTEAX
Overview of PLASTEAX output and how to read the data.
Overview of data sources and PLASTEAX modelling approach.
Overview of existing methodologies for MWI (Mismanaged Waste Index) calculation. Presentation of the approach chosen within PLASTEAX for generic datasets.
Best in class datasets
Description of the PLASTEAX methodology to generate polymer and application specific waste management metrics.
Waste export & credits
Overview of export of waste and related leakage.
Macro-plastic leakage modelling
Key parameters to be used (release rates & littering rates) when modelling macro-plastic leakage both at corporate/product level and national level.