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Part 2: Penang State: Plastic Disclosure Project Training Programme for City Councils and Municipalities

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Part 2: Penang State: Plastic Disclosure Project Training Programme for City Councils and Municipalities

Date: 24 and 25 June 2020

Time: 0900 – 1300 each day (Malaysia time)

This PDP training will be held online via video conferencing. 

About: This training is being organized by SEA circular with the collaboration of World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), Ocean Recovery Alliance (ORA), Circular Economy Club Penang, Penang Green Council,  Penang 2030 unit, Penang State Government and the Ministry of Environment and Water.

The objectives of the training with Malaysian municipalities and city councils are to grow Champions in each State in Malaysia to be able to do three things:

  1. Measure and Assess: Understand the baseline of your current plastic use, recovery, recycling and use of
    recycled content, so your municipality/city council is better equipped to make important and
    significant gains on plastic pollution reduction, resource recovery and reuse of materials.
  2. Engage Stakeholders: Use the results to gain the knowledge and capacity on how best to
    engage your employees, partners, procurement teams, solid waste and public cleansing
    departments etc.
  3. Go Circular: Once a baseline analysis is completed, it becomes possible to manage the knowledge of what resources you have available for “circulation”, to promote a more circular economy  and efficiently re-use and recover materials
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