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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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 and cement. PPIA also provided key information and technical expertise in improving the existing hollow...
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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 Goyeneche, Founder and...
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Closed Loop Ocean

In 2017, the American Chemistry Council and the World Plastics Council joined a coalition of partners to support Closed Loop Ocean (CLP). CLP, an initiative of Closed Loop Partners in partnership with Ocean Conservancy, is designed to fund waste infrastructure...
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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,...
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Silakkasoutu – A Herring Row for A Clean Baltic Sea

In January 2017, the Finnish Plastics Industries Federation took part in the 5th Silklifting event around Helsinki. Silakkasoutu is the kick start for famous herring market, an ancient tradition in Finland. More than a dozen people from our stakeholder network rowed...
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LIFE PlasTex

The Croatian Association of Plastics and Rubber Industry (HGK), in cooperation with Croatian Utility Association as well as the Faculty of Chemical Technology worked to establish a circular economy system for waste plastics and textiles, to enable to return valuable...
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Plastics: Too Valuable To be Thrown Away

Plastics: Too Valuable To be Thrown Away is an educational project for citizens and public administration, promoted by the Croatian Chamber of Economy (CCE), and Association of Plastics and Rubber Industry. It’s aimed to the marine environment protection, to enhance...
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MSC Cruises trial

The MSC Cruises trial is an annual initiative to separately collect plastic packaging on board, their, cruise ships docking at Italian ports and direct them to the nearest recycling facilities. After the operational costs are deducted, the additional revenue, that is...
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Riciclaestate (Summerecycling)

    Riciclaestate (Summerecycling) is a historic awareness Legambiente campaign, that started in 2005, on recycling in 90 coastal municipalities of Campania and Liguria. During the three months of the campaign, a real tour takes place, involving a playful recycling...
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One Ocean Forum

The One Ocean Forum is an international event for sharing knowledge, cooperating and improving awareness about ocean plastic and overall environmental sustainability.  It is intended to become a regular event to promote effective actions related to marine...