This year’s World Environment Day – coordinated by UNEP and hosted by Côte d’Ivoire in partnership with the Netherlands – is an active message that people’s actions on plastic pollution matters! The steps governments and businesses are taking to tackle plastic pollution are the consequence of this action. Let’s not waste time to accelerate the actions and transition to a circular economy. It is time to #BeatPlasticPollution.

Explore the platform of the 2023 WED to get inspire of the numerous actions and intiatives tackling plastic polution in the oceans and water bodies, in ecosystems and places of nature, in our towns and parks…

Use and share the Beat Plastic Pollution Practical Guide to find lasting solutions to solve this crisis on three categories: Goverments-Cities,  Business/Finance,  People-Communities.What about you? Are you engaged in a commitment (as an organisation, company..), in a conference, a school lesson or a community cleanup? You deserve a pin on the Global Map! Register your event here. 

Join the movement and share your stories on the social media using the tags #BeatPlasticPollution #WorldEnvironmentDay

From pollution to solution Have you checked the UNEP’s latest report “Turning off the Tap: How the world can end plastic pollution and create a circular economy” , a solutions-focused analysis of concrete practices, market shifts, and policies that can inform government thinking and business action to end plastic pollution by 2040. Read it here


Get inspired also by MEdIES actions and resources to combat plastic pollution!


Community based projects to tackle marine litter

Get inspired by the story telling of fishermen, teachers and enterpreneurs from three different local communities of Crete (Greece) engaged in these projects to jointly act for tackling marine litter! More here.

The travelling Exhibition

We are so proud for our travelling exhibition on marine litter that has reached out so many places in Greece and Europe reaching out to thousands of youth and citizens. Read more here

18+1 ideas for activities on proper waste maangement

This educational resource & programme for school students enhances learning and attitutes related to reducing of plastic waste, proper management and shorting out waste at the school and house. Read more here

STEAM BOX educational resource

Our most recent educational resource, outcome of the PLASTEAM Erasmus KA2 Programme dedicated learning activities for Plastic free schools!