Ireland-South MEP says 90% of plastic pollution ends up in the ocean

Sinn Féin MEP Líadh Ní Ríadh

Over 90 percent of plastic pollution ends up in the ocean.

Ireland South MEP Liadh Ni Riada is making a fresh call to encourage fishermen to collect marine litter .

Her comments follow new proposals by the European Commission to ban single use plastic products such as cotton buds and plastic plates and straws by 2021.


The Sinn Fein MEP says action needs to be taken: