In the wake of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's final State of the Nation address, Eco-Business reviews his government's wins and losses in the climate and energy sectors over his last five years in power.
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Asian governments must now enact and properly implement policies and regulations that will help to scale up grassroots initiatives and hold plastics producers accountable for addressing the crisis.
Sanna Marin –
The climate and biodiversity crises not only demand a shift to carbon-neutral energy, but also usher in a circular economy in which resources are reused and repurposed. To reach that goal, new technologies will be crucial, writes the Prime Minister of Finland, Sanna Marin.
Aside from the inflow from other countries, a bulk of the plastic problem originates from Malaysians. As industry players await the Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) scheme, relevant regulations are required for a circular economy.
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As Singapore-based salad bar chain SaladStop! marks its 10th anniversary, co-owner Katherine Desbaillets talks to Eco-Business about phasing out meat, food waste and single-use packaging, and dealing with customers who refuse to pay 10 cents for a plastic bag.
Plastic is a material with exceptional properties. Along with being versatile, inexpensive and durable, it brings significant benefits to society--from enabling the effective transport of goods to reducing food waste …
The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Singapore released its PACT (Plastic Action) Impact Report, detailing the achievements of PACT. It showcases statistics and responses of PACT member companies, their …