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Global Plastics Treaty art installation
Filipinos want efforts to tackle ocean pollution to focus on plastic production cuts, a survey by Greenpeace found ahead of the penultimate meeting for the first ever pact on plastic trash. But environmentalists fret that negotiators are prioritising waste recovery instead.
Aqua water bottles from Indonesia
The bottled water firm was identified in a recent study as Indonesia's largest plastic polluter, a label it rejects. Danone highlighted its progress in managing post-consumer waste in Indonesia, efforts the company says have "not received enough attention".
Ho Xiang Tian delivering a speech at a climate rally in Singapore in September 2023.
The Sustainability Leadership A-List Youth winner tells Eco-Business about the Singapore he wants to see: a carbon-neutral decarbonisation pioneer that has stopped financing fossil fuels in Southeast Asia.
Casnadi, who works Southeast Asia's largest landfill near Jakarta, Indonesia
Multinational consumer goods brands have gone cold on recycled plastic – now priced higher than virgin – and look likely to miss their 2025 recycling targets. Recyclers in Asia are suffering as a result, particularly waste pickers at the vulnerable end of the value chain.
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Waste worker vietnam
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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