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Effectiveness of meeting own objectives:
Strength of evidence: Moderate Available Evidence
Reviewed under framework: Yes
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Belgium Action Plan on Marine Litter

Reviewed under framework: No - insufficient evidence
Key findings: Insufficient evidence to review

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Contribution to reducing plastic pollution:
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Strength of evidence: Limited Available Evidence
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Seychelles Environment Protection (Restriction on Importation, Distribution and Sale of Plastic Utensils and Polystyrene Boxes) Regulations

Reviewed under framework: No - insufficient evidence
Key findings: Insufficient evidence to review

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Strength of evidence: Moderate Available Evidence
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Strength of evidence: Limited Available Evidence
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Canada: Strategy on Zero Plastic Waste

Reviewed under framework: No - insufficient evidence
Key findings: Insufficient evidence to review

Turkey Zero Waste Regulation

Reviewed under framework: No - insufficient evidence
Key findings: Insufficient evidence to review

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Effectiveness of meeting own objectives:
Strength of evidence: Strong Available Evidence
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Strength of evidence: Moderate Available Evidence
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Vietnam National Action Plan for Management of Marine Plastic Litter by 2030

Reviewed under framework: No - insufficient evidence
Key findings: Insufficient evidence to review

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Malibu City Ordinance No.432, which Regulates Plastic Straws, Stirrers and Cutlery

2018
Reviewed under framework: No - insufficient evidence
Key findings: Insufficient evidence to review

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Malaysia’s Roadmap Towards Zero Single-Use Plastics 2018-2030

Reviewed under framework: No - insufficient evidence
Key findings: Insufficient evidence to review

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5Gyres – Nix the 6

Reviewed under framework: No - insufficient evidence
Key findings: Insufficient evidence to review

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Ocean Wise –  Be plastic Wise

Reviewed under framework: No - insufficient evidence
Key findings: Insufficient evidence to review

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Contribution to reducing plastic pollution:
Effectiveness of meeting own objectives:
Strength of evidence: Moderate Available Evidence
Reviewed under framework: Yes
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Effectiveness of meeting own objectives:
Strength of evidence: Limited Available Evidence
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Contribution to reducing plastic pollution:
Effectiveness of meeting own objectives:
Strength of evidence: Strong Available Evidence
Reviewed under framework: Yes
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Strength of evidence: Moderate Available Evidence
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Effectiveness of meeting own objectives:
Strength of evidence: Moderate Available Evidence
Reviewed under framework: Yes
Key findings: View full report

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Contribution to reducing plastic pollution:
Effectiveness of meeting own objectives:
Strength of evidence: Limited Available Evidence
Reviewed under framework: Yes
Key findings: View full report

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Contribution to reducing plastic pollution:
Effectiveness of meeting own objectives:
Strength of evidence: Limited Available Evidence
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Key findings: View full report

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Strength of evidence: Moderate Available Evidence
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Panama Regulating the Reduction and Progressive Replacement of SUPs, Draft Law 0.30.

Reviewed under framework: No - insufficient evidence
Key findings: Insufficient evidence to review

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Chile EPR Decree for Packaging

Reviewed under framework: No - insufficient evidence
Key findings: Insufficient evidence to review

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Japan National Action Plan for Marine Plastic Litter

Reviewed under framework: No - insufficient evidence
Key findings: Insufficient evidence to review

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Kenya Plastic Action Plan

Reviewed under framework: No - insufficient evidence
Key findings: Insufficient evidence to review

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Rwandan Law No 17/2019 of 10/08/2019 Relating to the Prohibition of Manufacturing, Importation, Use and Sale of Plastic Carry Bags and Single-Use Plastic Items

Reviewed under framework: No - insufficient evidence
Key findings: Insufficient evidence to review

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Contribution to reducing plastic pollution:
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Strength of evidence: Moderate Available Evidence
Reviewed under framework: Yes
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South Africa Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) Regulations

Reviewed under framework: No - insufficient evidence
Key findings: Insufficient evidence to review

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National Plastics Action Plan for Aotearoa New Zealand

Reviewed under framework: No - insufficient evidence
Key findings: Insufficient evidence to review

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10,000 Changes Canada

Reviewed under framework: No - insufficient evidence
Key findings: Insufficient evidence to review

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Contribution to reducing plastic pollution:
Effectiveness of meeting own objectives:
Strength of evidence: Limited Available Evidence
Reviewed under framework: Yes
Key findings: View full report

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Contribution to reducing plastic pollution:
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Strength of evidence: Limited Available Evidence
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Surfers Against Sewage – Million Mile Beach Clean

Reviewed under framework: No - insufficient evidence
Key findings: Insufficient evidence to review

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@DrSFletcher from @UoPPlastics: A #CircularEconomy is where the resources that we produce, once they've been used, they're then used again: they recirculate in the economy, time after time. ♻️

🎧Listen to @WorldBank_IEG 's latest episode: http://bit.ly/3QUBr4V

Professor Steve Fletcher @DrSFletcher, Director of #RevolutionPlastics @portsmouthuni, has been announced as the Editor in Chief of @CambridgePrisms Plastics — a new academic #journal dedicated to finding solutions to #plasticpollution

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q8pddNID_po

We're excited to announce @DrSFletcher is leading a new journal dedicated finding solutions to plastic pollution @CambridgePrisms @UoPPlastics https://bit.ly/3y0AIJ3