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PACT Impact Report 2021
Started by WWF-Singapore and based on WWF's No Plastic in Nature Initiative, Plastic ACTion (PACT) is a business initiative that aims to reduce waste and move towards a circular economy. …
Circularity in retail - Tackling the waste problem
As one of the largest generators of waste in Singapore, the retail sector has a critical role to advance circularity and support Singapore's Zero Waste Master Plan. Initial efforts to …
Reducing plastic use in fashion: A stepwise guide for fashion businesses to reduce plastic packaging
Created by Plastic ACTion (PACT) of WWF-SG, this guide is created mainly for businesses in the fashion industry - from manufacturers, retailers, and e-commerce - looking to minimise packaging waste …
The business case for a UN treaty on plastic pollution
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 …
PACT Impact Report 2020
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 …
Surfacing Innovative Solutions for Reducing Marine Plastic Pollution
Over 8 billion kilograms of plastic enter the world's oceans every year. Marine plastic pollution has become one of the most pressing environmental concerns facing the world today. Asia, in …
Asian Consumers need more affordable access to healthy and sustainable living
Unsustainable lifestyles in Asia are a concern for everyone; it counts 20 of the most polluted cities in the world, of which 13 are in India. Yet, air pollution wasn't …
Tackling Asia’s plastic problem
How to tackle Asia's plastic problem? Ban, tax, recycle or redesign? What can Asia do to fight one of the toughest environmental challenges of our time?
Coming full circle: Strategies for a zero waste Singapore
After decades of producing, consuming and disposing, Singapore is waking up to the social and environmentalconsequences of a throw-away culture.
Valuing plastic: The business case for measuring, managing and disclosing plastic use
The 'valuing Plastic' report looks at the business case for measuring, managing and disclosing plastic use in the consumer goods sector. The objective of this report is to help companies …
Economic Feasibility of Sustainable Non-Food Biodiesel: Castor
Biofuels are becoming big policy and big business as countries around the world look to decrease petroleum dependence, reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the transportation sector, and support agricultural …
Castor Bean Can Cut Carbon & Fuel the Future
Castor is an important non-edible oilseed crop of the family Euphorbiaceae with great utilitarian value in industry, agriculture and pharmaceutical sectors. The presence of hydroxyl group and double bonds in …
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