IEEE OES Plastics in the Ocean Initiative


Resources
Background
Networking
Sources
Mitigation
Meetings
Overview
Marine Litter Sessions at OBPS Workshop
3rd Workshop
Brest 2019
Oceans 2019
Brest 2018


Sources of Plastics in the Environment

This page aims to provide useful information related to sources of marine debris, including plastics.

Terrestrial Sources

Concerning plastic in the Great Lakes, Susan Cosier states that “What Gets Thrown in the Great Lakes, Stays in the Great Lakes” She sees a need to take control of the 10,000 tons of plastic entering the lakes each year, whether it is being recycled, reused, or just outright bane. Read the article published by NRDC on November 05, 2018.


Information on relevant mitigation initiatives and activities to be added here can be sent to info at gstss.org.



This Initiative is sponsored by: