Microplastics in Soil and groundwater : sources, transfer, metrology and impacts

  • Objective
    This work aims at proposing a harmonized definition for microplastics, a set of laboratory methods for the separation and analysis of microplastics in soils, as well as identifying priorities for future projects and give first recommendations for decision-making and management of soil quality, regarding the potential risks associated with micro- and nano-plastics in soil and groundwater.

  • Lead organisation
    Ineris, France

  • Partners
    VU, The Netherlands
    ISSeP, Belgium- W

  • Duration
    12 months

  • Total cost
    € 152.148,-