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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Plastic Straws Product Stewardship Position

Our partners in the environmental community challenged us to address straws, a commonly littered item found during the international coastal cleanup. Working with our member companies and others throughout the value chain we developed a…

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Giving New Life to Plastic Waste Video Contest

In October of 2017 Acoplásticos partnered with SENA and UAESP to launch a contest to produce a short film (5 to 8 minutes long) that shows the importance of waste separation and recovery in keeping plastic…

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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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Recycling in Colombia: Plastics Recycling Database

Colombia’s Plastics Recycling Database 2016-2017 gathers contact information for all the stakeholders involved in the recycling chain for plastics in Colombia, including: everyday collectors, commonly known as waste pickers, material recovery facilities, reprocessors, manufacturers, converters…