Regional Dialogue on Plastic Credits – A Circular Solution for Plastic Waste Management
Technical Session on Solutions to Stop Plastic Pollution
Technical Session on Private Sector Engagement for Plastic Circularity
A Session on Plastic Circularity Through Responsible Business Conduct: Realizing the Right to a Healthy Environment
SEA Circular Newsletter – July 2022
Side Event: Collective Effort in South-East Asia to End Plastic Pollution

SEA CIRCULAR

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.

Events

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28 Sep 2022 14:00 - 16:00 (GMT +7)

According to estimates of UNEP, over 3 billion people do not have access to proper waste management services . Especially in low-income countries, the collection of recyclables depends almost entirely on the informal sector. Informal waste workers are amongst society’s most marginalized....

22 Sep 2022 09:45 - 10:45 (GMT +9)

Almost 85% of total marine waste comes from plastics – this is due to rapid growth in plastic production and inadequate management of solid waste. It is estimated that just four Asian countries account for about half of this plastic waste. There is widespread awareness of the situation....

RECENT HIGHLIGHTS

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,....

02 July 2022

An ambitious global agreement to end plastic pollution will not be possible without the commitment and collective actions among the governments, private sectors....

20 June 2022

Imagine, a child is drowning in the sea of plastic, people are eating food made of plastic, pets are eating plastic particles – are these not shocking? Yet, these images could...