20 Years of Government Responses to the Global Plastic Pollution Problem: The Plastics Policy Inventory

Report

Plastic pollution in the ocean is a global problem that requires cooperation from a wide range of groups (e.g., governments, producers, consumers, researchers, civil society). This study aims to synthesize the policy response of governments to the global plastic pollution problem, as a basis for more rigorous monitoring of progress (as called for in Resolution 4/6 of the 2019 United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) meeting) and to inform future public policies.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Virdin, J; Karasik, R; Vegh, T; Pickle, A; Diana, Z; Rittschof, D; Bering, J; Caldas, J

Published Date

  • May 15, 2020

Book Title

  • 20 Years of Government Responses to the Global Plastic Pollution Problem: The Plastics Policy Inventory

Chapter

  • NI R 20-05

Published By

Place of Publication

  • Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions

Pages

  • 309