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Zero litter to ocean

Stormwater NSW and Ocean Protect are calling on the Federal Government to establish and work towards a ‘Zero Litter to Ocean’ target for Australia. Achieving this target would mean that any pollutant larger than five millimetres (like a cigarette butt) would be prevented from flowing to any waterway or ocean from any currently ‘high litter generating area’ within Australia.


Ocean Protect is heavily involved in various advocacy activities for better proteting our oceans and waterways, particularly in relation to the sustainable management of stormwater.  Ocean Protect provides has provided several written submissions to various organisations and individuals.

Since 2019, Ocean Protect has provided the following written submissions: