Reducing Marine Pollution

World Economic Forum, Ellen MacArthur Foundation and McKinsey & Company (2016) The New Plastics Economy — Rethinking the future of plastics

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Reducing Marine Pollution

World Economic Forum, Ellen MacArthur Foundation and McKinsey & Company (2016) The New Plastics Economy — Rethinking the future of plastics

https://www.ellenmacarthurfoundation.org/assets/downloads/EllenMacArthurFoundation_TheNewPlasticsEconomy_Pages.pdf Description This report outlines a fundamental rethink for plastic packaging and plastics in general; it offers a new approach with the potential to transform global plastic packaging materials flows and thereby usher in the New Plastics Economy.

Reducing Marine Pollution

McKinsey & Ocean Conservatory (2015) Stemming the tide: Land-based strategies for a plastic free ocean

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Reducing Marine Pollution

McKinsey & Ocean Conservatory (2015) Stemming the tide: Land-based strategies for a plastic free ocean

https://www.mckinsey.com/~/media/mckinsey/business%20functions/sustainability%20and%20resource%20productivity/our%20insights/saving%20the%20ocean%20from%20plastic%20waste/stemming%20the%20tide%20full%20report.ashx Description This report offers a number of new-to-the-world insights that is hoped to underpin future debate around and understanding of plastic-waste leakage. It is also hoped that this report will mobilize a diverse set of stakeholders to start down an accelerated path to substantive reductions in plastic-waste leakage.

Reducing Marine Pollution

UNEP (2016) Marine plastic debris & Microplastics, United Nations Environment Programme

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Reducing Marine Pollution

UNEP (2016) Marine plastic debris & Microplastics, United Nations Environment Programme

http://wedocs.unep.org/bitstream/handle/20.500.11822/7720/-Marine_plasctic_debris_and_microplastics_Global_lessons_and_research_to_inspire_action_and_guide_policy_change-2016Marine_Plastic_Debris_and_Micropla.pdf?sequence=3&isAllowed=y Description This report by the United Nation Environment Programme report presents both short- and long-term approaches to the problem of marine plastic debris and microplastics. It provides an overview of the latest science and experiences, identifies priority areas of action, and points out areas requiring more research.