Published in: 2019
Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI), Stockholm, Sweden
Mathews, R. E., SIWI and Stretz, J., Wasteaware
This report presents a framework for preventing marine litter based on the source-to-sea conceptual framework presented in Granit et al., 2017 and the practitioners’ guidance for implementing the source-to-sea approach in Mathews et al., 2019. Addressing issues from the holistic perspective of the source-to-sea system and strengthening coordination between sectors is central to the source-to-sea approach. The Source-to-Sea Framework for Marine Litter Prevention is intended to be useful when determining measures concerning governance, management, practices and behaviour which facilitate progress toward a reduction in the quantities of plastic entering the oceans. It can guide both the public and private sectors in addressing the issue of plastic waste in rivers and oceans.
The Source-to-Sea Framework for Marine Litter Prevention takes a holistic view of the sources of and solutions to the problem of marine litter and follows a six step approach.
Mathews, R. E., SIWI and Stretz, J., Wasteaware (2019). Source-to-Sea Framework for Marine Litter Prevention: Preventing Plastic Leakage from River Basins. Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI), Stockholm, Sweden
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