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

Marine Littler Solutions Joint Declaration of the Global Plastics Associations Cover

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

Panel of meeting attendees at Hanoi Meeting

Global Plastics Industry Effort to Combat Marine Litter Grows in 2016


From Malaysia: Litter Free Thaipusam 2016 campaign wrap-up

Senator Sullivan Environment and Public Works Subcommittee

From the United States: ACC Welcomes "Saving Our Seas Act"

United Nations Environment Assembly

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