Mechanism to customize a suitable extended producer responsibility model for plastic packaging waste in the Philippines

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This paper presents the different EPR models and its application to plastic waste management in selected Asian countries, and looks into then approved EPR bills, proposed EPR mechanisms from the private and non-government sectors, and existing EPR-similar schemes from other organizations. The paper discusses recommendations for a collaborative framework for an EPR mechanism in the Philippines. The paper was developed by the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies with support from UN-Habitat, under the Government of Japan-funded Healthy Oceans and Clean Cities Initiative.