May 2024
Participatory Science Project in Banyuls: Renewal of the project for the Protection of our Oceans
Banyuls-sur-Mer, June 1, 2024 - On the occasion of the renewal of the participatory science project, the town of Banyuls-sur-Mer is preparing for a new stage in its fight against plastic pollution, this Saturday, June 1.
 The project, entitled "Banyuls passe au vert" ("Banyuls goes green"), led by the Town Hall, which was a resounding success at its first edition in 2023, is preparing to mobilize citizens of all ages once again for a common cause: protecting our oceans.
Plastic At Sea, a company specializing in assessing the impact ofplastics on marine ecosystems, will provide essential logistical support to ensure the smooth running of this initiative. In collaboration with local players and other committed private and associative actors, the aim is to raise awareness and mobilize the local community for concrete action in favor of the environment.
In addition to waste collection, which will be at the heart of the event, the day will also include asolutions forum where sustainable alternatives to plastic packaging will bepresented ,as well as actions to reduce the ecological footprint.
 Plastic At Sea and its partners warmly invite the people of Banyuls-sur-Mer and thesurrounding area to join this citizen initiative, and call on all stakeholders to continue their commitment to preserving our marine environment.
For more information on the project : 
About Plastic At Sea: Founded in 2018 by its CEO, Dr. Anne-Leila Meistertzheim, Plastic At Sea is a start-up specializing in assessing the biodegradability and ecological impact ofplastic products in marine ecosystems. The company also offerssolutions for the responsible use ofplastics from a circular economy perspective.
Press contacts :
Mairie de Banyuls-sur-Mer
Hélène Ferrer, Chargée de mission
Tél : +33 (0)6 81 22 33 25
6 av. de la République
66650 Banyuls-sur-Mer - France
Plastic At Sea
Anne-Leïla Meistertzheim
Tél : +33 (0)9 78 81 19 00
1 Av. Pierre Fabre
66650 Banyuls-sur-Mer - France

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