Regional dialogue on ‘Perceptions on plastic waste: A dialogue on the findings of a regional study and the role of businesses in accelerating circularity’
SEA Circular Newsletter – December 2022
SOS 2022 Outcomes report
End Plastic Pollution: A knowledge compendium for less plastic waste in South-East Asia
Regional Knowledge Platform and Networking on Marine Litter and Plastic Pollution in East Asian Seas goes live
Plastic Credits: Understanding the Risks and Opportunities in Addressing Plastic Pollution
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Solving Plastic Pollution At Source

Plastic waste is choking our seas and threatening ecosystems and livelihoods in South-East Asia. Striving for cleaner seas, less plastic wasted and a more circular economy requires fundamental change throughout the plastic value chain.

SEA circular is an initiative of UN Environment Programme and the Coordinating Body on the Seas of East Asia (COBSEA) to inspire market-based solutions and encourage enabling policies to prevent marine plastic pollution.


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5 June 2023

World Environment Day on 5 June is a reminder that people’s actions on plastic pollution matters. It’s time to accelerate this action. It’s time to #BeatPlasticPollution. Everyone from governments, towns, financial organizations, businesses, community organizations and individuals...

24 May 2023, 15.00 - 16.15 (GMT +7)

We are pleased to invite you to a dedicated session on investing in plastics circularity in South-East Asia. This session will cover success stories from the region and insights on enabling a conducive policy environment for investment in addressing plastic pollution. It will bring together....


11 January 2023

Over 150 participants representing government agencies, businesses, start-ups and entrepreneur communities from 20+ countries joined the regional dialogue on ‘Perceptions on plastic waste...

12 October 2022

The event started with the opening remarks by Dr. Vincent Aloysius, SEA circular Programme Officer. He provided the background of the efforts of the SEA circular project to shed light on the market....

19 September 2022

Over 100 participants from government agencies, industries, businesses, start-ups and entrepreneur communities from Bangladesh, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Korea, Nigeria, Norway,....