Plastic Waste – US Contributions to Presence in the Ocean – NAS Report to be Released Dec. 1

The National Academies Committee on United States Contributions to Global Ocean Plastic Waste, on Wednesday, December 1, 2021, will virtually release their report entitled “Reckoning with the U.S. Role in Global Ocean Plastic Waste - The report “… evaluates the prevalence of marine debris and mismanaged plastic waste, examines the import and export of plastic waste to and from the United States, and assesses the potential value of a national marine debris monitoring system. In addition, the committee will also develop recommendations on knowledge gaps and potential means to reduce United States contributions to global ocean plastic waste …” #PlasticWaste #SingleUsePlastic @theNASEM