More government support to tackle marine plastic pollution

4th October, 2018 in Home Page Feature, News

More government support to tackle marine plastic pollution

More support for innovative projects aimed at tackling marine plastic pollution has been announced by Environment Secretary Roseanna Cunningham.

A total of £1 million – double the initial commitment of £500,000 set out in the Programme for Government – is now available to support solutions in marine plastics capture, collection and recovery.

This includes funding from Marine Scotland to trial demonstration technologies in Scotland, aimed at addressing the issue of litter sinks and the removal of plastics from our seas. Read More.