Addressing Marine Plastics: A Systemic Approach – Stocktaking Report

The report takes stock of the extent of knowledge on plastics in the marine environment: key sources and locations of these plastics, and an analysis of the problematic products and polymers making up marine plastics and micro-plastics. It also summarizes existing policy responses.  

Addressing Marine Plastics: A Roadmap to a Circular Economy

The document provides an action-oriented strategy by identifying a core set of priority solutions to be implemented by targeted stakeholders under different time horizons, and at different geographical scales – to reduce the leakage of plastics into the environment and its associated impacts.