About this consultation

Consultation period
15 December 2017 - 12 February 2018
Environment, Maritime affairs and fisheries

Target group

General public, business associations, companies, researchers and experts, NGOs, international organisations and institutions, fishermen and fisheries organisations

Objective of the consultation

To provide input, opinions and data for preparation of follow-up to the Plastics Strategy in relation to marine litter, particularly from single use plastics and fishing gear.

How to submit your response

You can contribute to this public consultation by filling out the online questionnaire.

The questionnaire is accessible now in English, but all 23 of the official EU languages will be available from 21 December, and replies may be submitted in any of those languages. Given possible delays in translating replies submitted in some languages, replying in English will facilitate speedier processing of the survey results.

You may pause at any time and continue later. Once you have submitted your answers, you may download a copy.

The questionnaire allows you to upload documentary evidence.

All contributions that are received may be published on the internet. It is important that you read the specific privacy statement for information on how your personal data and contribution will be processed.

View the questionnaire

The questionnaire is available via EU Survey

Before responding, please ensure you have read the abovementioned specific Privacy Statement

Privacy statement-Public Consultation on Reducing Marine Litter through reduction of the leakage of single use plastic items into the environment