Reports

Plastic Material Flow and Value Chain Analysis (Thailand)

Date: October 2022

Language: English

This report was developed as part of the SEA circular project – Reducing marine litter by addressing the management of the plastic value chain in South-East Asia – implemented by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Coordinating Body on the Seas of East Asia (COBSEA)...

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Circular Solutions for Plastic Pollution: Community-Based Plastic Credit Solution – A Holistic Attempt to Make Coastlines Plastic-free

Date: October 2022

Language: English

Plastic waste contributes to 80 per cent of the litter found on Cambodia’s beaches and is significantly impacting marine ecosystems and local communities, which do not have a lasting solution to deal with the daily reality of increasing plastic waste. To address this, TONTOTON – a programme aimed at...

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Circular Solutions for Plastic Pollution: Drinking Water System with Zero Plastic Packaging

Date: October 2022

Language: English

This good practice case study is part of a series of knowledge products developed by the SEA circular project to showcase exemplary market-based solutions that bring about transformational changes in the way plastic is managed in the value chain. PT PIPA aims to tackle the dual challenge of plastic and water...

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Circular Solutions for Plastic Pollution: Technology-Enabled Reusable Packaging

Date: October 2022

Language: English

Of the 8 million tons of plastics that enter the oceans every year, 600,000 tons are estimated to come from Indonesia. Dubbed a “sachet economy” alongside its neighbours such as the Philippines, and with similar topography and socioeconomic conditions, the country’s oceans are saturated with these...

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Circular Solutions for Plastic Pollution: Turning Plastic Trash into Treasure

Date: October 2022

Language: English

This good practice case study is part of a series of knowledge products developed by the SEA circular project to showcase exemplary market-based solutions that bring about transformational changes in the way plastic is managed in the value chain. The Plaf collects and recycles plastic waste and turns it into...

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Circular Solutions for Plastic Pollution: A Micro-business-driven Solution for Zero-waste Communities

Date: September 2022

Language: English

A large share of the Philippines’ fast-moving consumer goods (FMCGs) are accessed through sari-sari stores.4 There are an estimated 800,000 of these micro-businesses conveniently located in communities across the country. The sale of goods in tingi, or small portions, and the flexibility of store owners...

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Regional Guidance on Harmonized National Marine Litter Monitoring Programmes

Date: February 2022

Language: English

This document was developed as part of the SEA circular project – Reducing marine litter by addressing the management of the plastic value chain in South-East Asia implemented by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Coordinating Body on the Seas of East Asia...

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Marine Litter in Cambodia: A Situation Analysis & Recommendations for Planning and Action

Date: June 2022

Language: English

The purpose of this Situation Analysis is to investigate and articulate the Cambodian context pertaining to marine litter, with the view to developing informed and responsive recommendations that dovetail with current and planned interventions in Cambodia, as well as regional and international frameworks...

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Ecosystem Business Model For Small Communities And A Renewed Sense Of Value Inherent In Plastic

Date: October 2020

Language: English

This good practice case study is part of a series of knowledge products developed by the SEA circular project to showcase exemplary market-based solutions that bring about transformational changes in the way plastic is managed in the value chain. This series captures circular economy approaches...

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Experiences In Plastic Offsetting

Date: October 2020

Language: English

This good practice case study is part of a series of knowledge products developed by the SEA circular project to showcase exemplary market-based solutions that bring about transformational changes in the way plastic is managed in the value chain. This series captures circular economy...

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Influencing The Value Chains To Reduce Plastic Use

Date: October 2020

Language: English

This good practice case study is part of a series of knowledge products developed by the SEA circular project to showcase exemplary market-based solutions that bring about transformational changes in the way plastic is managed in the value chain. This series captures circular economy...

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Local Strategies To Effective Plastic Waste Management Models

Date: October 2020

Language: English

This good practice case study is part of a series of knowledge products developed by the SEA circular project to showcase exemplary market-based solutions that bring about transformational changes in the way plastic is managed in the value chain. This series captures circular economy...

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Enabling Hotels To Sustainability Through Voluntary Collective Action

Date: October 2020

Language: English

This good practice case study is part of a series of knowledge products developed by the SEA circular project to showcase exemplary market-based solutions that bring about transformational changes in the way plastic is managed in the value chain. This series captures circular economy...

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Recycling The Unrecyclable

Date: May 2021

Language: English

This case study demonstrates market-based solutions towards “less plastic wasted”, exemplary solutions for transformational changes in the way the plastic is managed in the value supply chain. Circular Economy approaches, including business incentives for plastic reduction...

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Teaching Fishermen How To Fish: Reviving An Industry And Dealing With Plastic

Date: May 2021

Language: English

This case study demonstrates market-based solutions towards “less plastic wasted”, exemplary solutions for transformational changes in the way the plastic is managed in the value supply chain. Circular Economy approaches, including business incentives for plastic reduction..

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Sustainable Funding Mechanisms That Empower Communities And Clean The Oceans

Date: December 2021

Language: English

This good practice case study is part of a series of knowledge products developed by the SEA circular project to showcase exemplary market-based solutions that bring about transformational changes in the way plastic is managed in the value chain. This series captures circular economy...

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Education to empower – Citizen science and education to empower communities for safer and cleaner environments

Date: December 2021

Language: English

This case study demonstrates market-based solutions towards “less plastic wasted”, exemplary solutions for transformational changes in the way plastic is managed in the value supply chain. Circular Economy approaches, including business incentives for plastic reduction...

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Giving Old Clothes New Life – Empowering inclusivity and reusing plastic

Date: December 2021

Language: English

This case study demonstrates market-based solutions towards “less plastic wasted”, exemplary solutions for transformational changes in the way plastic is managed in the value supply chain. Circular Economy approaches, including business incentives for plastic reduction and recycling...

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Nature-based food packaging – Alternative to plastic packaging

Date: January 2022

Language: English

This case study demonstrates market-based solutions towards “less plastic wasted”, exemplary solutions for transformational changes in the way plastic is managed in the value supply chain. Circular Economy approaches, including business incentives for plastic reduction and recycling, are used...

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Food Delivery – Promoting sustainability throughout the food delivery value chain

Date: January 2022

Language: English

This case study demonstrates market-based solutions towards “less plastic wasted”, exemplary solutions for transformational changes in the way plastic is managed in the value supply chain. Circular Economy approaches, including business incentives for plastic reduction and recycling...

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