NUTEC Plastics – A nuclear solution to plastic pollution

The IAEA is hosting a virtual round table discussion and debate issues associated with plastic pollution and the role that nuclear technologies can play in addressing the problem. The sessions will include:

  1. Nuclear technologies for recycling and for marine micro plastic monitoring, plus the programmatic overview of NUTEC Plastics in the IAEA.
  2. Strategic regional and national efforts on marine microplastic monitoring.
  3. Member States’ results on the use of radiation for transforming plastic waste materials into valuable goods.


IAEA NUTEC Plastics Brochure_EN[1]


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