#Extended Producer Responsibility Berita

Packaging for Taiwanese bottled water brand pH Balancer bears the plastic resin identification code for PET. Though the circular recycling symbol implies recyclability, it actually refers to the type of plastic used. Only 81 per cent of PET is recycled globally.
Using misleading recycling symbols, the plastics industry has duped regulators and consumers into believing in the circularity of plastic, a study by Planet Tracker finds. The non-profit warns investors of plastic liability risks.
Singapore's blue recycling bins
Although Singapore generated less waste per person in 2023, the convenience-oriented city-state also recycled less of its biggest waste stream – plastic. The data casts doubt over Singapore’s ambition to boost its overall recycling rate.
An artist's impression of the Tuas Nexus integrated waste and water treatment facility, the first of its kind in the world.
The Tuas Nexus plant promises to cut the carbon footprint of waste and water treatment and boost recycling rates. The delay could affect plans to cut food waste and puts pressure on Singapore's ageing incinerators as domestic waste volumes continue to rise, industry watchers say.
Singapore's Extended Producer Responsibility scheme will require all importers and manufacturers of beverage containers in Singapore to collect most of the products they sell to consumers. Industry players led by Coca-Cola have opposed the scheme, citing cost and other concerns.
Eksklusif The city-state's drinks container return scheme has been pushed back – the latest in a series of delays. Industry sources point to Coca-Cola being instrumental in stalling an Extender Producer Responsibility scheme that aims to improve Singapore's poor plastics recycling rate.
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Vietnam has ambitious targets to tackle the challenge posed by plastic waste. Effective enforcement and implementation are key for success.
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'Wasted' documentary
Launched as policymakers lock horns with petrochemicals lobbyists over a treaty to end plastic pollution, the documentary produced by Eco-Business asks why opportunities to solve humanity's waste crisis are being wasted. It will premiere in Singapore and screen on the sidelines of the upcoming COP28 climate summit.
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