PAGEV, The Turkish Plastics Industry Association, partnered in hosting the Marine Litter National Forum in 2014. The Forum presented the latest information on the state of marine litter and invited open dialogue among the live audience. More than 50 representatives from industry, NGO’s, governmental departments and coastal clean-up units, academia and research institutions, waste management, media, fishermen, as well as school teachers. Even more participated online. During the event ocean health stakeholders discussed challenges and proposed solutions to stop marine litter.