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A survey of the ocean’s plastic waste problem, and some policy developments of the Philippines

Abueg, Luisito (2019): A survey of the ocean’s plastic waste problem, and some policy developments of the Philippines.

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Abstract

A review of literature the state of ocean clean-up and how is the Philippines contributing to problem of plastic disposal globally. This paper focuses on the problems related to the generation, use, and disposal of single-use plastics. This also presents a review on recent policy formulation and implementation in addressing such problems, both on the level of local government units and the national key agencies. Anecdotal examples of business initiatives are also cited in literature review.

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