The Global Declaration obliges signatories to commit to action in six areas: education, research, public policy, best practices, recycling/recovery, and product stewardship. As of the last progress report (2018), more than 355 marine litter projects have been planned, underway, or completed around the globe. Our projects range in size, focus, and scope and involve an ever growing number of partners. All are forging cooperation and furthering progress to prevent, reduce, and improve understanding of marine litter. At the present time this list does not reflect the entire universe of commitments.  We are currently working to get each project included here.  We will remove this notice when the entries are completed.

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Recycling: Eco-Ranger Programme 2018

This is the third consecutive year that the MPMA-DOW School Environmental Challenge is held with primary and secondary schools in Melaka. This competition-based programme was designed to educate students about waste management and to encourage…

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Recyclable Materials Challenge: Eco-Park Innovation

The Malaysian Plastics Manufacturers Association-ExxonMobil Eco-Park Innovation Challenge 2018 held from 30 March – 1 April 2018 was an extension of the 2017 programme in which students attended a 3-day-2-night camp at iPlay Park, Damnsara…

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Malaysia RIVER Rangers Program

In 2017, the Malaysian Plastics Manufacturers Association (MPMA), Dow, and Global Environment Center (GEC) sponsor RIVER Ranger Program to Educate Students on River Waste. It was designed to provide the students with a hands-on experience to…

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Philippines GreenAntz Plastic Waste Bricks

The Philippines Plastics Industry Association (PPIA) partnered with NESTLE on development of a modular composite brick made with multilayer single use plastic waste broken down into microplastic form and cement. PPIA also provided key information…

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Marine Plastic: Upcycling The Oceans, Thailand

In March 2017 in Bangkok, Dr. Yuthasak Supasorn, Governor of the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT); Mr. Supattanapong Punmeechaow, President & Chief Executive Officer of PTT Global Chemical Public Company Limited (PTTGC); and Mr. Javier…

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Malaysia’s “Don’t Be a Litterbug!” Campaign

As part of the Malaysian plastics industry’s social responsibility, the Malaysian Plastics Forum (MPF) launched the ‘Don’t be a Litterbug’ campaign in 2012 to raise awareness about the harm that littering does to the environment. ‘Don’t be…