Marine litter was the hot topic of the day at the special show on K fair Saturday. In a discussion panel with Jochen Berrens, Borealis Polyolefine GmbH, Linz, Dr. Kim Cornelius Detloff, NABU, Philipp Hohenblum, Environment Agency Austria, Vienna, Heike Imhoff, Federal Ministry of the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety, Bonn, and Helmut Schmitz, Duales System Deutschland (DSD), the responsiblitiy of industry and politics to prevent marine littering was one of the key debating points. All participants of the debate were united in the goal of stopping waste enteirng the oceans. Taking into account that marine litter is a global issue, global Actions are needed to tackle the problem. And particularly sound waste collection and Management system in combination with responsible citizen behaviour is a strong vehicle to prevent any kind of marine littering.