An official website of the United States government.

We've made some changes to EPA.gov. If the information you are looking for is not here, you may be able to find it on the EPA Web Archive or the January 19, 2017 Web Snapshot.

Trash-Free Waters

Aquatic Trash Prevention National Great Practices Compendium

The National Great Practice Compendium highlights outstanding activities, technologies, and programs that prevent trash from entering the aquatic environment and/or that reduce the overall volume of trash that is generated.

You may need a PDF reader to view files on this page. See EPA’s About PDF page to learn more.