Keep Wales Tidy coordinates the Blue Flag Awards in Wales and works extensively with our partners to ensure a clean, green and high-quality coastline and seaside.

Around 80% of marine litter is from land-based sources and the remaining 20% is from ocean-based sources. The United Nations estimates that over 5 million pieces of plastic enter the oceans each day from the land. In order to address marine litter, we need to look at our litter and waste behaviours and to understand the pathways of litter into our aquatic environments.

Reports and research

What Blue Flag means to Wales

Tackling land-based sources of marine litter

Circular Economy - Circular Oceans

Find out more about reducing plastic pollution.

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