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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.



8th March 2024

In March 2022, at the resumed fifth session of the UN Environment Assembly (UNEA-5.2), a historic resolution was adopted to develop an international legally binding instrument on plastic pollution, including in the marine environment. An Intergovernmental Negotiating...

31 January 2024

The World Economic Forum, UNEP, and WWF have recently introduced the Reuse Portal, a collaborative online platform for stakeholders to share insights, best practices, and collaboration opportunities in reusable packaging systems. To delve deeper into the features and opportunities...


28 February 2024

Plastic pollution is a global crisis demanding urgent action by all. The recent briefing session organized by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in collaboration with the Development...

24 January 2024

SEA circular has collaborated with WWF Germany and enlisted the expertise of national and regional professionals in crafting a regional report focused on the integration of informal waste pickers into...

23 January 2024

Global plastic waste generation has doubled in two decades, with a staggering 49% originating from the Asia-Pacific region. This looming crisis demands urgent action, and the youth hold...