Plastic waste accounts for about 80% of the trash that ends up in the oceans every year. Therefore, UNEP’s clean-up campaign used the special boat Flipflopi for a cruise along the coast of East Africa, starting from January 23 to February 7, with the aim of inspiring the people of Europe. Africa in particular and the world in general raise awareness about the dangers of plastic pollution.|During the voyage, Flipflopi stopped at several points, including the Kenyan coastal towns of Kipini, Malind and Mombasa, and communicated to the public what they could do to prevent the release of waste. toxic plastic.|The Marine Cleanup Campaign was launched in 2017 to urge governments, businesses and people around the world to stop using products that are the main source of marine litter – the tiny plastic particles in cosmetics. as well as abuse and waste of single-use plastic products by 2022. Every year, more than 8 million tons of plastic are dumped into the oceans, wreaking havoc on wildlife, affecting fisheries and marine tourism. , causing at least US$8 billion in damage to marine ecosystems.