Solutions for Our Oceans

Around the world, the plastics industry is engaged in purposeful, collaborative work to help end ocean pollution. We believe in integrated approaches for managing plastics resources that allow us to enjoy their benefits, without trashing our oceans.

About Our Projects

Through our programs and partnerships we help:

  • Encourage and increase recycling and recovery.
  • Foster local, regional and global partnerships.
  • Promote better product stewardship.
  • Increase ocean pollution cleanup and marine litter prevention programs.
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Our Declaration

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The plastics industry recognizes the benefits of plastics – and the burden we all share to steward them well. So worldwide environmental stakeholders and plastics organizations decided to be proactive in an unprecedented way: The Declaration of the Global Plastics Associations for Solutions on Marine Litter. This powerful declaration outlines six commitments to reducing ocean pollution.

  • Raising Awareness
  • Research for Facts
  • Promoting Best Policies
  • Sharing Knowledge
  • Enhanced Recovery
  • Preventing Pellet Loss

Latest News & Updates

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From Malaysia: Litter Free Thaipusam 2016 campaign wrap-up

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Ongoing ocean research helps increase our understanding of marine litter.

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World Plastics Council to present on Marine Litter Progress at UNEA

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UNEP REPORT: Waste Management the Most Urgent Solution to Reduce Marine Debris

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