Original paper

Estimation of plastic waste inputs from land into the Caspian Sea: A significant unseen marine pollution

Volume: 151, Pages: 110871 - 110871
Published: Feb 1, 2020
Abstract
It has been proven that there is an extensive bulk of plastic debris in marine ecosystems. The present study analyzed solid waste generation, its management and final disposal methods in Caspian Sea coastal countries, and the amount of plastic waste entering the Caspian Sea. The results showed that, on average, more than 90% of waste in the Caspian Sea coastal countries is mismanaged. According to our estimates, 425 kilotons (Kt) of plastic...
Paper Details
Title
Estimation of plastic waste inputs from land into the Caspian Sea: A significant unseen marine pollution
Published Date
Feb 1, 2020
Volume
151
Pages
110871 - 110871
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