The Declaration of the Global Plastics Associations for the Solution of Marine Litter

Year of Publication

2020

The 5th Progress Report summarizes the status of the commitments made under the Global Declaration.

Source:

Marine Litter Solutions

Author(s):

Geography:

Global

Type:

Measurement(Company, product, tool), Data

Purpose of Measurement:

Monitoring and Evaluation

Impact theme(s):

Material Flows, Oceans, Behavior Change, Policy

The 5th Progress Report summarizes the status of the commitments made under the Global Declaration. As of early 2020, 80 plastics associations in 43 countries launched, planned or completed 395 projects, from beach clean ups to awareness campaigns.
As of early 2020, 395 projects have been planned, underway, or completed. This represents an increase of four times the number of projects since the Declaration was announced. The projects vary widely, from expanding waste management capacities to advocating effective public policies to creating education campaigns. These projects have been undertaken by 80 plastics associations that have signed the Global Declaration in 43 countries, plus an additional 13 associations that have not signed the Declaration.