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Veröld – Hús Vigdísar
September 15th at 5PM.

All are welcome at this year’s Bláskelin award ceremony, followed by the panel discussion “Plast vandin. Reddast þetta?” hosted by Plastlaus September and Umhverfisstonun.

Event agenda

– Opening speech by Natalie Ouellette, Plastlaus September Chairperson.

Bláskelin award ceremony

The Bláskelin jury Chairperson presents the award that is in recognition of an innovative plastic-free solution that promotes reduced plastic use and plastic waste in society.
Minister of the Environment, Energy and Climate Guðlaugur Þór Þórðarson delivers a speech and presents the award to the winner of Bláskelin 2022.

Panel discussion

Panel discussion where leaders and experts from Icelandic businesses, non-profit organizations, civil services and the government discuss what they are doing about microplastic pollution and how we can collectively support each other.

Panel moderator:
Eliza Reid, First Lady of Iceland

_Anna C W de Matos, CEO and Founder of the Reykjavík Tool Library and on the board of Hringrásarsetur Íslands
_Ásta Olga Magnúsdóttir, Project lead for Astrid Climate Change Education at Gagarín 
_Birgitta Steingrímsdóttir, Advisor in the Department for Climate and Circular Economy at the Environmental Agency of Iceland
_Gréta María Grétarsdóttir, CEO at Arctic Adventures
_Guðlaugur Þór Þórðarson, Minister of the Environment, Energy and Climate
_Karl Eðvaldsson, Managing Director at Pure North, winner of the Bláskelin 2021

Forum guests are encouraged to ask questions and participate in discussions.

Light refreshments will be available after the panel discussion, and guests are encouraged to network and discuss the issues.

We encourage people to attend as the event will not be streamed but will be recorded and shared at a later date.

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