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Submission to Policy Process
Author:
Rosa Vivien Ratnawati
Novrizal Tahar
Ujang Solihin Sidik
Tsukiji Makoto
With a population of 250 million, Indonesia is the fourth most populous country and second-largest plastic polluter in the world after China. The country produces 3.2 million tonnes of un-managed plastic waste a year, of which about 1.29 million tonnes ends up in the marine environment. In addition, approximately 10 billion plastic carry bags...
Book Chapter
In Plastic Waste and Recycling Environmental Impact, Societal Issues, Prevention, and Solutions
Eight of the world's top 20 countries as sources of marine debris are from Asia—China, Indonesia, the Philippines, Vietnam, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Malaysia, and India (Jambeck et al., 2015). In other words, the Asia-Pacific region is now recognized as a hotspot of plastic pollution of the oceans. These countries are facing typical challenges...
Policy Report
Accumulation of plastic wastes in the marine eco-system is growing rapidly with the increase of plastic production and consumption patterns, particularly single-use plastics as well as unsustainable plastic waste management practices. Land-based sources are recognised as the main cause (up to 80% of total marine debris) of marine plastic pollution...
Presentation
Sea of Solutions 2019
To be successful, solutions to marine plastic pollution must take into consideration institutional, legal and regulatory frameworks at international, regional and local levels. Consideration of these frameworks is not relevant to governments only. To be fully effective, they must be embraced and leveraged also by development actors, private...
Presentation
次世代×JBIBコラボワークショップ「中・高校生×JBIBで考える海洋プラスチックごみ問題の解決に向けて 私たちができること」
一般社団法人 企業と生物多様性イニシアティブ(JBIB)が、武蔵野大学附属千代田高等学院・千代田女学園中学校と、次世代×JBIBコラボワークショップ「中・高校生×JBIBで考える海洋プラスチックごみ問題の解決に向けて私たちができること」を2019年11月6日(水)と16日(土)の2日間にわたり開催した。武蔵野大学附属千代田高等学院・千代田女学園中学校から、延べ32名の学生たちが2日間にわたり参加した。 11月6日(水)の初日は、オリエンテーションとして、2日間のワークショップで考えること、出すアイデアの方向性を全員で共有した。その後、「海洋プラスチックごみ問題に関する国際的な動向」について公益財団法人地球環境戦略研究機関(IGES)の堀田康彦より解説した。
Presentation
G20 Resource Efficiency Dialogue 2019 and Follow up of the G20 Implementation Framework for Actions on Marine Plastic Litter
At G20 Resource Efficiency Dialogue 2019 and Follow up of the G20 Implementation Framework for Actions on Marine Plastic Litter, as a leading editorial team of G20 report, IGES SCP team presented key findings and best practices of G20 memberstates on their actions against marine plastic litters.
Policy Report
Author:
Ministry of the Environment of Japan
Under the G20 Implementation Framework, the G20 members will facilitate the implementation of the G20 members’ actions in line with the G20 Action Plan on Marine Litter based on respective national policies, approaches and circumstances. The G20 members will also share and update information on relevant policies, plans, and measures taken/to be...
Policy Report
Author:
Magnus
Bengtsson
Plastic pollution is one of the biggest global threats. Plastics use and waste have been rapidly growing, in particularly emerging Asia. Southeast Asia, with its high population density, strong economic dynamism, and generally inadequate waste management systems, is a hotspot for the challenges. With this as a background, ASEAN and the EU have...
Submission to Policy Process
Asia-Europe Environment Forum (ENVforum) Annual Conference 2019
Contributor:
The participants of the Asia-Europe Environment Forum (ENVforum) Annual Conference 2019 “The Role of Consumers in Triggering Change in Consumption & Production” brainstormed the root causes of the plastic waste problem and proposed policy recommendations based on national experiences and expertise on the issue. The following were the key insights...
Presentation
Asia-Europe Environment Forum (ENVforum) Annual Conference 2019
The Asia-Europe Environment Forum (ENVforum) Annual Conference 2019 “The Role of Consumers in Triggering Change in Consumption & Production” was held from 29 to 30 July 2019 at the Pacifico Yokohama in Yokohama, Japan. The conference brought together various stakeholders from civil society organisations, governments, and businesses to discuss the...