The Declaration of the Global Plastics Associations for the Solution of Marine Litter
Year of Publication
The 5th Progress Report summarizes the status of the commitments made under the Global Declaration.
Marine Litter Solutions
Measurement(Company, product, tool), Data
Purpose of Measurement:
Monitoring and Evaluation
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.