Actions and Status

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ACTIONS

A. Preparatory actions

A1. Microplastic and nanoplastic sources and impact (literature review, inquiries, microplastics sampling ans characterization)
completed

A2. Existing technologies and additives
completed

A3. Analysis of international, national and regional policies and legislation concerning microplastics pollution
completed

B. Implementation actions

B1. Innovative textile treatments. Formulations or actions for improving finishing textiles and finishing fibres
completed
B2. Innovative additives to avoid garments’ microplastic removal
completed
B3. Optimized washing recommendations to be combined with washing additives
completed
B4. Pilot washing experiences
completed
B5. Good practices guidelines
completed
B6. Policy recommendations based on actions A and B
completed

C. Monitoring of the impact of the project actions

C1. Estimation of the decreasing of the presence of microplastics in laundry effluents based on actions A and B results
completed
C2. Monitoring of the environmental problem targeted according to the Life Cycle Assessment methodology
completed
C3. Socio-economic impact assessment by means of Life Cycle Costing methodology and the methodology proposed by SETAC
completed

D. Communication and dissemenitation actions

D.1 Project website
completed
D.2 Notice boards
completed
D.3 Layman report
completed
D.4 Media work
completed
D.5 Production of outreach material
completed
D.6 Organization of events
completed
D.7 Attendance and dissemination in specialized events
completed
D.8 Domestic consumers campaign
completed

E. Management

E.1 Project management and monitoring of the project
completed
E.2 Networking with other projects
completed
E.3 After Life+ communication plan
completed
E.4 Financial audit
completed

Timetable
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