Over the past few years, a trending environmental issues has been that of marine litter. It is a problem affecting many countries around the world. Contrary to what usually occurs, marine litter is not caused directly by industrialised countries, but rather by industrialising ones. According to The New Plastics Economy report by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, only 2% of marine litter stems from Europe and the United States. Reducing the total amount of marine litter meets several Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): in particular Goal 12 (Responsible Consumption and Production) and Goal 14 (Life Below Water). According to the European Commission, 80% of plastic in the oceans comes from land, whereas only 20% originates from water-related activities.(1) Dispersion of ...