GLOBAL PLASTICS INDUSTRY EFFORT TO COMBAT MARINE LITTER GROWS IN 2016

Seven New Industry Associations Join the “Joint Declaration”; Group Will Operate as the “Global Plastics Alliance” Going Forward HANOI, VIETNAM (December 12, 2016) – Seven new signatories were added to The Declaration of the Global Plastics Associations for Solutions...

Mr. Trash Wheel is cleaning up the Baltimore Inner Harbor

A one of a kind trash wheel floating in the Baltimore Inner Harbor is cleaning up trash by using all clean energy. Capital News Service’s Jennifer Muñoz meets up with creator John Kellet to discuss the Water Wheel’s success and where we could see...

Experts Discuss Ocean Health Risks

The Georgetown University Sustainable Oceans Alliance, a student-led environmental advocacy group founded at the university in 2014, hosted its second annual summit in the McDonough School of Business’ Lohrfink Auditorium on Saturday. The summit focused on...

A New Web Platform, a New Brand Identity for MarineLitterSolutions.com

Brussels/Washington D.C./Dubai, 22 March 2016: Associations representing plastics producers from around the globe–along with other allied associations committed to working toward zero plastics into the oceans–have launched a new website and brand identity today. The...

Huge volunteer turnout at 4th Waste Free Environment event

Dubai, United Arab Emirates; February 11, 2016: An estimated 700 volunteers from 14 schools alongside community members joined together for a day of educational activities and cleaned up the shores of Dubai’ Sunset Beach today, as part of the Waste Free Environment...

World Plastics Council Support G-7 Leaders Marine Litter Action Plan

The World Plastics Council (WPC) welcomes that the leaders of the G-7, at their recent summit in Germany, have defined a bold action plan to reduce marine litter. “Marine litter is a global challenge which requires a global response” said Mr Abdulrahman...