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Global Plastics Policy Centre (2022) March A., Salam, S., Evans, T., Hilton, J., Fletcher, S. (editors). Global Plastics Policy Review. Revolution Plastics, University of Portsmouth.
Lonely Whale – For a Strawless Ocean #StopsuckingView the policy document
Key FindingsView the policy document
This campaign aimed to stop the use of plastic straws via social media. Titled ‘Stop Sucking’ it achieved global reach with 74 million followers. It resulted in notable partnerships with companies producing alternatives to plastic straws, such as Aardvark, Simply Straws and Steely’s Drinkware.
(Reviewed in Jan 2022)
Through an analytical framework, we've reviewed over 100 plastic policies. These reviews determine the effectiveness of policies in reducing plastic pollution and we offer recommendations in light of this evidence, to enhance future policy making. You can find out more about our methods on our methods page.Methods
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