Marine Litter

The IK is a signatory to a statement of 47 plastics associations from Europe, the Americas, Africa, Asia and Australia to the global problem of pollution caused by waste (Marine Litter and Marine Debris), particularly in the sea floating plastic waste in focus. This joint declaration of the plastics industry worldwide has been prepared on the initiative of Plastics Europe and the American Council of Chemistry and was presented on the 5. International Conference on "Marine Debris" in Hawaii.

As a signatory of the “Declaration of the Global Plastics Associations for Solutions on Marine Litter“ of March 2011 the IK is contributing with specific activities to both raise awareness of the global environmental problem and, together with other participants, to address viable projects to reduce land-based marine litter, please see the German version