Addressing Marine Plastics. A Roadmap to a Circular Economy

Year of Publication

2019

This document identifies a set of priority solutions for implementation by targeted stakeholders from across the entire plastics value chain. The solutions are targeted at reducing the leakage of plastics into marine environments, and improving the circularity of the plastics value chain.

Source:

United Nations Environment Programme

Author(s):

Feng Wang

Liana Talaue McManu, Ran Xie

Geography:

Global

Type:

Strategy

Purpose of Measurement:

Solution Sets and Impact Potential, Monitoring and Evaluation

Impact theme(s):

Material Flows, Policy, Capital Flows, Behavior Change

This document identifies a set of priority solutions for implementation by targeted stakeholders from across the entire plastics value chain. The solutions are targeted at reducing the leakage of plastics into marine environments, and improving the circularity of the plastics value chain. Solutions are differentiated by time horizons and geographic scale. The document also includes indicators for measurement and evaluation of each solution.