The NGO Forget Thee Not has designed a bookshelf that can be turned into a coffin. In a heavily regulated industry and a place with strong traditional funeral customs, will people be receptive to the idea of a sustainable coffin?
and Clemens Kunze, Kevin Li –
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.
Increased government and corporate accountability, including the full implementation of the EPR law and more investment into upcycling innovations, are equally critical to create a more sustainable waste management ecosystem in Singapore.
Robin Hicks –
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.
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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 …
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