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Where does the marine litter come from?

This is what the team at Mepex is trying to figure out. In a small garage at Vollen Marina in Asker, Tallak, Trym, Tarje and Jonathen are sorting marine litter from Sotra. Mepex has received funding…


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The development of a producer responsibility shceme for fisheries and aquaculture

Together with SALT and Per-Erik Schulze, Mepex has completed a project that will create the foundation for investigating the development of a producer responsibility scheme (PRS) for fisheries and…


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Each of us throws away 42.6 kg of edible food

A project to strengthen the knowledge about food wastage from Norwegian households shows that every inhabitant throws away an average of 42.6 kg of edible food each year (2016-2017).…


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A lot of plastic

– Based on numbers, 94 % of the marine litter collected and analysed was made of plastic. Surprisingly small amounts of this is plastic film, says Frode Syversen, Managing Director of Mepex. Apart…


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