Following the European Commission’s definition, “marine litter consists of items that have been deliberately discarded, unintentionally lost, or transported by winds and rivers, into the sea and on beaches. It mainly consists of Materials with large molecular chains of natural or fossil raw materials, produced by chemical or biochemical reactions. More, wood, metals, glass, rubber, clothing and paper”. Marine debris originates from a variety of sources. Shipping and fishing activities are the predominant sea-based, ineffectively managed landfills as well as public It is the (illegal) act of leaving waste such as cigarette butts, paper, tins, bottles, cups, plates, cutlery or bags lying in an open or public place... More the main land-based sources. Marine litter can pose a threat to living organisms, especially due to ingestion or entanglement. Currently, there is no international standard available, which appropriately describes the Biodegradation is the breakdown of organic matter by microorganisms, such as bacteria and fungi. of Materials with large molecular chains of natural or fossil raw materials, produced by chemical or biochemical reactions. More in the marine environment. However, a number of standardisation projects are in progress at International Organization for Standardization More and ASTM level. Furthermore, the European project OPEN BIO addresses the marine Biodegradation is the breakdown of organic matter by microorganisms, such as bacteria and fungi. of The term biobased describes the part of a material or product that is stemming from biomass. When making a biobased claim, the unit (biobased carbon c... More products.