IEEE OES Plastics in the Ocean Initiative

Useful Information and Resources
Cascais 2020 Workshop
Brest 2019 Workshop
Oceans 2019 Town Hall
Brest 2018 Workshop


This page aims to provide useful information related to sources of marine debris, including plastics, and means to reduce the flux of debris into the environment in general and the oceans in particular. Information on sources to be added here can be sent to info at


The AIR Centre Networking Fridays are virtual events organized be the Air Center, the Altantic International Research Center located in Portugal. The goal is to keep the network of the Center active, connected and informed of interesting activities going on around the Atlantic region.


The Top 20 Home Recycling Tips are helpful for the thre 'Rs of managing waste", i.e., Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, although a stronger focus on the first two Rs would have been more helpful.

A good overview of the challenged posed by electronic waste is provided by The Complete Guide to Electronic Waste Recycling.

This Initiative is sponsored by: