Guidelines on the Use of Market-based Instruments to Address the Problem of Marine Litter

Policymakers who are concerned with the negative impacts of litter, solid waste and debris in their ports, bays and coastal waters have long searched for effective ways to reduce this problem. This report, commissioned by the United Nations Environment Programme, provides an overview of economic tools and strategies that encourage a change in behaviour that will lead to positive and lasting benefits on the marine and coastal environment.