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Delivering on circularity - feasibility study for reusable e-commerce packaging in Singapore
E-commerce in Singapore is booming, with over 200,000 e-commerce parcels delivered daily in the country. Further accelerated by Covid-19, the sector is projected to grow by nearly 50% by 2025. …
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 …
Industry Innovation in the Year of Climate Action - Eco Action Day Roundtable
As Asia pursues industrial growth, the world's fastest growing region is struggling to balance development with sustainable resource use, and ensuring that prosperity is fairly shared. This report examines the …
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?
Circular Economy Industry Roundtable: Towards a Circular Singapore
It is more critical than ever to push the boundaries of innovation and forge a new path towards a more sustainable future, and the circular economy is one idea that …
Informal waste management in China
The latest addition to our publications series “Informal Waste Management”, a report that we have constructed after interviewing dozens of stakeholders, visiting waste management sites, and following the paths of …
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