Plastic waste

ASEAN’s poor plastic waste record

ASEAN is once again in the spotlight for all the wrong reasons, this time after the newly formed Alliance to End Plastic Waste (AEPW) singled out the region for its disproportionate contribution to plastic waste in the environment – especially the ocean

17 February 2019
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Calls for better plastic waste management

The current global practice of production, over-consumption and disposal of plastic products has birthed countless never-ending environmental, social-economic, climatic and well-being problems within our societies.

2 December 2018
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Death by plastic waste

Humanity’s enduring love affair with plastic, a love more pronounced in the Southeast Asian region, has claimed another victim.

12 August 2018
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Indonesia’s plastic waste problem

Indonesia has a major plastic waste problem on its hands. At the moment, the country is second only to China when it comes to dumping plastic waste into the world’s oceans.

6 July 2018
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