This analytical document aims to explore the potential for adopting alternative materials to reduce marine plastic and microplastic litter. It presents compostable and natural polymers, as well as less obvious solutions including algae, fungi and pineapple leaves. In total, the report features 25 case studies from around the world on reducing dependence on plastic.

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Organization: UNEP

Theme: Adaptation

Topics: Environment, Tourism, Urban, Water, Adaptation, Chemicals and Waste, Ecosystems, Mitigation, Technology, Policy Instruments

Type of material: Analytical-Technical Document

Publication date: 2018

Language: English