Plastic Waste

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Peer-reviewed Article
In Water
Author:
Nguyen Truong
Thanh
Pham Van
Toan
Tran Van
Ty
Kim
Lavane
Huynh Vuong Thu
Minh
Dinh Van
Duy
Fayaz Ahmad
Tantray
Gowhar
Meraj
This study presents a comprehensive analysis of plastic waste accumulation in both terrestrial and aquatic environments in Can Tho city, Vietnam, a nation with high per capita plastic consumption and significant plastic waste discharge. Focusing on urban residential areas, riverside communities, suburbs, and rural regions, the research investigates...
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Briefing Note
The global hospitality industry is at a pivotal juncture, confronting a pervasive challenge — the menace of plastic pollution and marine litter. The Global Tourism Plastics Initiative (GTPI) notes that approximately 80 percent of all tourism activities occur in coastal areas, positioning the hotel industry as a significant contributor to the...
Presentation
EXPERT CONSULTATION WORKSHOP: Review of the Assessment Report on Plastic Pollution Management in Asia and the Pacific
Mahidol University and UNEP co-organized an expert review meeting of their on-going publication project on " Assessment Report on Plastic Pollution Management in Asia and the Pacific." ". Hotta facilitated a session 1 on policy approaches to plastic pollution with providing a guiding questions and major discussion points for the report.
Conference Proceeding
International Forum for Sustainable Asia and the Pacific (ISAP2022) Summary Report
The International Forum for Sustainable Asia and the Pacific (ISAP) is held annually to share information and facilitate diverse discussions on sustainable development in Asia and the Pacific, with the participation of front-line experts and diverse stakeholders from international organisations, governments, business and NGOs. The Forum has been...
Presentation
Online Study Program on Plastic Pollution: Cambodia (MOEJ & JESC)
The synergy of tradition and innovation plays a crucial role in assessing plastic pollution, offering a comprehensive approach that combines the wisdom of established practices with the power of modern technologies. This approach is essential to effectively tackle the complex and pervasive issue of plastic pollution. Here I provide how tradition...
Report Chapter
This chapter is developed to the Plastic Atlas Japan Special Edition プラスチック・アトラス アジア[日本語特別版]. As discussed by the chapter, Japan has introduced numerous innovative policies and strategies to promote the circulation of resources and to build a sustainable society. The Japanese experience shows that building an adequate waste management system is a...
Report Chapter
This chapter is newly added to the Plastic Atlas Japan Special Edition プラスチック・アトラス アジア[日本語特別版]. From the “economic miracle” period up to the present, Japan has built an excellent system for efficiently collecting and recycling recyclable waste. Yet, recycling does not constitute a definitive solution. Rather, it is important to lower the amount of...
Non Peer-reviewed Article
Pollution caused by the irresponsible disposal of plastics is a significant issue, particularly in developing countries like Sri Lanka. It is estimated that only 9% of all plastics ever produced globally have been recycled. However, not all plastics are equal in this equation, PET, in particular, stands out, given that they are 100% recyclable. Sri...
Policy Report
Author:
Thi Bich Hien
Nguyen
Phu Song Toan
Pham
Thi Kinh
Kieu
Costas Velis
Josh Cottom
Janet Salem
Andrew Charles
Alexander Lee-Emery
Abigail Smith
Curt Garrigan
This Policy Report forms part of the output from the project: "‘Closing the Loop: Innovation and Scaling Up to Solve the Problem of Plastic Pollution in Marine Areas in ASEAN Cities", supported by the Government of Japan. The report provides scientific-based evidence on the status of plastic pollution in Da Nang, in order to guide the development...
Policy Report
Author:
Nguyen Thi Bich Hien
Pham Phu Song Toan
Thi Kinh Kieu
Costas Velis
Josh Cottom
Janet Salem
Andrew Charles
Alexander Lee-Emery
Abigail Smith
Curt Garrigan
This short document summarises a base - line report conducted under the Closing the Loop Project. It provides a qualitative and quantitative analysis of plastic pollution in Danang in order to support the development of a city level action plan to reduce plastic pollution. The first part of the report quantifies plastic pollution in Da Nang, with...