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.

about sea circular

SEA circular works with national and provincial governments, private sector corporations, civil society groups and NGOs, to promote circular economy principles and seek solutions to marine plastic pollution.  SEA circular works to support market-based solutions, enhance science, raise awareness and promote behaviour change, towards less plastic wasted in South-East Asia.


6 August 2020

ASIA PACIFIC WEBINAR: Sustainable Lifestyles for Plastics & Packaging Waste Management During a Pandemic (COVID-19)

UNEP invite you to join UNEP’s COVID-19 response, “Working with the environment to protect people”

23 June 2020 - 3-4pm (BKK) 8-9am (UTC)

VIRTUAL REPORT LAUNCH: Perceptions on plastic waste: Insights, interventions and incentives to action from businesses and consumers in SEA

UNEP and FIA invite you to join a virtual report launch of this new report.

12 June 2020

VIRTUAL SIDE EVENT: Building Back Better: Responsible Business Conduct, Human Rights and the Environment

UNEP, OECD and partners invite you to join a virtual side event at the UN Forum on Responsible Business and Human Rights on 12 June at 1pm ICT.

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