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Five Keys Steps to Save to Oceans from Waste Plastic & Marine Debris

As thousands of experts convened in New York to discuss the solutions required, ISWA’s Antonis Mavropoulos and Costas Velis explain the organisation’s new global initiative on Marine Litter – which it will be presenting at the event.

There may be no silver bullet, but the urgent problem requires a rethink, not only about plastics, but our economic models, development strategies and the future of consumption patterns.

The UN Ocean Conference started 5 June in New York. This conference aims to be the game changer that will reverse the decline in the health of our ocean for people, the planet and prosperity, seeking solutions from all stakeholders.

Marine Litter is one of ISWA’s key global initiatives and will be a core theme at the 2017 ISWA World Congress in Baltimore, MD USA.

Read the full article written by Antonis Mavropoulos, ISWA President and posted on