#recycling News

Cafe in Seoul South Korea reusable cups
Sponsored Details on the legally-binding policy, set for a June launch this year, are scant. Insiders familiar with its workings are worried that a less-than-ideal cup recovery rate will hamper a larger movement towards a circular economy.
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The founders of Singapore's first sustainable online bookstore Thryft share how they started the company and their advice to budding entrepreneurs in the sustainability scene.
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Surging imports of plastic waste have put a strain on the livelihoods of Thailand’s informal trash collectors.
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This slow fashion advocate and Roots and Shoots club leader shares the importance of sticking to your beliefs and going against the grain despite meeting strong resistance at the beginning of her environmental activism journey.
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#recycling Opinion

eCommerce in Asia
Lazada’s corporate sustainability expert explains why having a climate change strategy is crucial to businesses as well as the planet and our communities.
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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.
waste collecting and sorting in MY
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.
Sual 1 coal plant Pangasinan, Philippines
Ahead of the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow in November, Eco-Business highlights some of the major issues the Southeast Asian country must address to attain its vision of a low-carbon future.
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#recycling Videos

Kids recycle
Sponsored Recycling is key to tackling Singapore's waste problem, and everybody — including kids— can do their part for a better future.
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Nine months after she was appointed to lead Malaysia's environment ministry, Yeo Bee Yin spoke to Eco-Business about gender equality, plastic pollution and boosting the country's green industry.
Break Up With Plastic2
Breaking up is not so hard if it’s a toxic relationship. Singaporean comedian Judee Tan shares her tips on how to dump single-use plastic for a love affair with sustainable living.
recycling bin
Ever wondered what happens to the trash that goes into those blue recycling bins? Here's a behind-the-scenes look at how Singapore's trash is prepped for recycling.
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#recycling Podcasts

How to fix plastic recycling
Recycling keeps some plastic out of waterways, but it is no silver bullet for ocean pollution. Ryan Schoenike of OceanCycle tells Eco-Business how recycled plastic certification works, and how his firm is faring in a sector rocked by Covid.
Mondelez podcast
Sponsored Recycling efforts in the Philippines are shrinking amid the pandemic, even as the plastic waste challenge mounts. Is the country on the verge of a more devastating plastic waste crisis?
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