209 – LESSON 9: Using Policy to Make a Difference
How to Use Policies to Affect Change: An overview of the kinds of policies that exist that could stem the flow of ocean plastics into the environment (e.g., extended producer responsibility, deposit return systems, green procurement, funding tools).
By completing this lesson, you will be able to:
identify different types of policies;
describe why policy is typically required to affect mass change;
describe how good policy is developed;
identify a variety of policies being implemented globally to prevent, reduce, or manage ocean plastics and explain the effects they are having; and
take action to affect policy change at your place of work, where you volunteer, or where you live.