EEA: Greenhouse gas emissions and natural capital implications of plastics and bioplastics

Project: Research

Project Details


Project investigated the GHG for the whole lifecycle of plastics in Europe. Project also investigated biobased plastics and their emissions. Both fossil- and biobased plastics and their implications on natural capital were investigated.
Effective start/end date1/01/2031/03/21

Collaborative partners

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This project contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action