Pandemic Pollution - The Rising Tide of Plastic Waste

Year of Publication

2021

This report presents the findings of Ocean Conservancy's latest coastal cleanup where using volunteers they measured the amount of PPE (personal protective equipment pollution) in various places in the environment.

Source:

Ocean Conservancy

Author(s):

Geography:

Global

Type:

Primary Data, Solutions

Purpose of Measurement:

Understanding the Problem, Solution Sets and Impact Potential

Impact theme(s):

Material Flows

This report presents the findings of Ocean Conservancy's latest coastal clean up where using volunteers they measured the amount of PPE (personal protective equipment pollution) in various places in the environment. The report then recommends solutions for governments, businesses, and individuals to reduce the amount of PPE that enters our environment.