Managing Marine Plastic Pollution: Policy Initiatives to Address Wayward Waste

(…) Beach cleanups yield enormous amounts of trash, with plastic items a major constituent. Although the human health impacts of this marine plastic pollution remain poorly characterized, it is widely seen as an emerging problem that deserves much more research attention. Likewise, there is a growing urgency among industry, government, nongovernmental organizations, and environmental groups to develop tools and policies to track, capture, and recycle plastic waste before it reaches the ocean.

John H. Tibbetts, Environ Health Perspect, Vol. 123 (4), April 2015

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