The Next Wave: Investment Strategies for Plastic Free Seas

Year of Publication

2017

This resource presents a blueprint for a collaborative effort to create the enabling conditions for waste management in areas with high levels of ocean plastic leakage.

Source:

Ocean Conservancy

Author(s):

Geography:

Global, Philippines, Vietnam, Indonesia

Type:

Strategy

Purpose of Measurement:

Understanding the Problem, Solution Sets and Impact Potential

Impact theme(s):

Material Flows, Capital Flows

This resource presents a blueprint for a collaborative effort to create the enabling conditions for waste management in areas with high levels of ocean plastic leakage. This report examines a selection of solutions and technologies currently available and proposes establishing a framework to generate greater collaboration and innovation. Findings include the fact that collection is largely underfunded and a net cost activity for most waste streams.