Plastics in sports

Plastics in sports

Artificial grass and plastic cups

The team of the joint research project "Plastikbudget" invites you to this exchange with experts on plastics in sport. The aim of the event is to develop citizens' recommendations for politicians on the use of plastics in the environment.

You will have the opportunity to deal with important questions concerning plastics in sports and to propose possible solutions: Are clubs obliged to reduce plastic waste or is it the fans? What is the responsibility of the athletes or the respective local authorities?

Invited experts are:

  • Jürgen Bertling (Fraunhofer Institute)
  • Steven Engler (Ruhr University Bochum)
  • Stefan Schweiger (Ruhr University Bochum)

Duration of the event: 10 am to 2 pm

Participation is free of charge, food and non-alcoholic drinks will be provided. Places are limited; to register write an e-mail to The event will be held in German.

Veltins-Arena in Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Joint Project
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