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Increasing awareness and knowledge

Information, knowledge, awareness and education about marine litter and the protection of the environment are key to reduce plastics and therewith plastic waste and its leakage into soils, waterways and oceans.

‘Rethinking Plastics’ cooperates with partners to provide information, increase knowledge and awareness and to encourage a more sustainable lifestyle with less plastics, for example through activities with the youth.

Test your Knowledge about Plastics and Marine Litter here.

In total, 5 to 13 million tons of plastic waste find their way into the world’s oceans every year.

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