Meadhbh Bolger

Meadhbh Bolger is a resource justice campaigner with Friends of the Earth Europe (FoEE) - the largest grassroots environmental organisation in Europe. The organisation is based at the centre of European Union law making – Brussels, Belgium. She is originally from Dublin, Ireland. Her background is in engineering – she studied and qualified as a civil engineer from University College Dublin in 2011. She worked as an environmental engineer in Australia and in the UK before moving to Brussels in 2015 to take up work on environmental policy with FoEE. She has worked on EU circular economy policy as well as resource justice issues, before moving to focus more specifically on plastics in early 2017. In the past year, she has worked intensely on the new EU legislation introduced limiting single-use plastics and on analysing the life cycle impacts of plastic packaging, in particular examining the issues with life cycle assessments (LCAs) in this area. FoEE are a member of the Rethink Plastic alliance along with nine other Europe-wide NGOs.

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June 12-14
2019