In an open letter, local officials, MPs and resort operators are calling on President Solih to tackle the scourge of plastic waste.
The project advocates alternatives to environmentally hazardous single-use plastics.
Parley for the Oceans has been collecting and shipping plastic from the Maldives.
Environmentalists question the consistency of policies to discourage plastic consumption.
Some 104 million non-biodegradable plastic bags toxic to coral reefs and marine life were imported to the Maldives last year.
A Maldives island is among the beneficiaries of a fundraising effort launched Thursday with the sale of design-wear made from intercepted and upcycled marine debris.
Single use plastics or disposable plastics are items like plastic bags, straws, coffee stirrers, plastic bottles and food packaging that are used once and thrown away.