National Marine Plastic Litter Policies in EU Member States

Year of Publication

2017

The study provides a landscape analysis of national legal instruments focused on plastic pollution in marine environments in all European Union Member States.

Source:

International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)

Author(s):

A. Arroyo Schnell

N. Klein, E. Gomez Giron, J. Sousa

Geography:

Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Republic of Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden

Type:

Strategy

Purpose of Measurement:

Understanding the Problem

Impact theme(s):

Policy

The study provides a landscape analysis of national legal instruments focused on plastic pollution in marine environments in all European Union Member States. The goal is to provide policymakers with an understanding of areas for future action, and is based on the state of information in early 2017.