Maelstrom & In-No-Plastic Workshop

Venice Venice, Italy

On June 3rd, 2021 the first international workshop of MAELSTROM and our sister project In-No-Plastic will take place. The workshop, entitled Removal of Marine Litter and Circular Economy: Challenges and Opportunities, brings together representatives of four other European projects dedicated to the problem of the marine litter.

Beach Clean Up

Venice Venice, Italy

On June 5th, in occasion of the World Environment Day, our first clean up campaign will be held, coordinated by our partner Venice Lagoon Plastic Free. The campaign will take place in the area of Venice and the lagoon, touching 12 sites, from the city center to the islands, and involving more than 30 local

Beach Clean Up

Porto Porto, Portugal

Following the COVID-19 outbreak across the EU, all the gathering events planned to take place within the H2020 MAELSTROM project, such as clean-ups, conferences, info-days and side events, will follow the guidelines, statements and preventive measures issued by the nationals Health Authorities in the project implementation area (Italy, Spain and Portugal). Last minute cancellations are

Inspiring Science and Society to Tackle Marine Litter

The Marine Litter challenge must prompt scientists, governments, industry, environmental groups and other citizens to take urgent action and to work together. This is also the mission of the United Nations Ocean Decade. Within the Ocean Decade Laboratories, under the call “A Clean Ocean”, the MAELSTROM H2020 project will organize a satellite activity on Inspiring Science

Venice | Local stakeholders meeting

The event aims to highlight the current marine litter management system in Venice in light of the recent approval of the ‘Salvamare’ (or ‘sea rescue’) regulation, which marks a turning point for the circular economy of marine waste in Italy. Within this context, the activities and efforts of various European projects will be presented, each

Second edition of international workshop ‘Removal of Marine Litter and Circular Economy: Challenges and Opportunities’

CNR ISMAR headquarters Arsenale - Tesa 104, Castello 2737/F, Venice, Italy

This event will present innovative and sustainable technologies for the removal and recycling of marine litter – particularly plastics – creating a chance for large industrial entities, start-ups, and NGOs to meet. The workshop is the second annual event held as part of the MAELSTROM (coordinated by CNR ISMAR) and In-No-Plastic (coordinated by Norwegian SINTEF) projects,

Venice clean up 2022

On 2nd June, in cooperation with VERITAS and with vast participation organised by Venice Lagoon Plastic Free, MAELSTROM organizes a clean up in Venice. This event will use the mobile application already successfully developed as part of the MAELSTROM project. It is important to note that the clean-up sites have been identified and subsequently verified by LIPU

Beach Clean-up Vila do Conde 2022

Vila do Conde, Portugal Vila do Conde, Portugal

MAELSTROM joins World Cleanup Day 2022, an international initiative that brings together volunteers, governments and organizations from more than 190 countries to tackle the global problem of Marine Litter (ML). This is also the mission of MAELSTROM, which on September 17th will promote a multidisciplinary beach clean-up in the city of Vila do Conde, Portugal. 

MAELSTROM Sunset Beach Cleanup @ Vila do Conde

DUE TO ADVERSE WEATHER CONDITIONS THE SUNSET BEACH CLEANUP IS POSTPONED TO 23/09/2023. FOLLOW OUR SOCIAL MEDIA FOR FURTHER UPDATES. A sunset beach cleanup, followed by a stargazing session. This is the proposal of the European project H2020 MAELSTROM to celebrate the World Cleanup Day on September 16th, an international initiative that brings together more