EU Action to Combat Marine Litter

The European Parliament has recently published the outcomes of the workshop EU Action to Combat Marine Litter. This report summarises four presentations by experts and discussions which took place at this workshop held on 3 May 2017 in the European Parliament. The aim was to provide background information to the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (ENVI) Committee ’s Members and contribute to their understanding of the need to tackle marine litter and the challenges involved, with the Circular Economy Action Plan and Plastics Strategy being recognised as policy windows in addressing this form of pollution.


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