When referring to any of the results of our analysis and/or its concept and design, please cite us accordingly:
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.
Surfers Against Sewage – Million Mile Beach CleanView the policy document
Key FindingsView the policy document
This campaign aims to clean 10 million miles of beach by 2030, aligning with Surfers Against Sewage 10 year ambition of ending plastic pollution on UK beaches by 2030. They tackle the issue of plastics in the ocean at every level, from asking individuals to reduce their plastic consumption to lobbying the government for changes to legislation. The campaign mobilised around 150 thousand volunteers and has removed nearly 400 tonnes of beach litter per year. The campaign contributes significantly to litter data in the UK through citizen science.
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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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