April 11, 2023
In support of Indonesia’s National Waste Awareness Day (Hari Peduli Sampah Nasional or HPSN in short), WWF-Indonesia organised a weekend event to help raise awareness through the Plastic Smart Cities programme.
March 30, 2023
Leveraging deal-level information on private investments across emerging markets, the Investment Tracker is a world-first tool providing unique insights on the scale of investments into plastics circularity as well as the types of solutions and regions receiving funding.
March 06, 2023
Launched in 2013, KALIPI Donsol is empowering around 2,600 Filipino women through community action and the development of livelihood options. Today, KALIPI Donsol is creating a range of upcycled products such as souvenirs, plush toys and bags in the shape of much loved marine life such as whale sharks and sea turtles.
February 17, 2023
Tuyen’s innovation to replace single-use plastic tableware is one of the examples that there are many possible ways for us to reduce and replace single-use plastic in our everyday lives.
January 26, 2023
On November 3rd 2022, as part of the Road to G20 events under the Indonesian presidency, Delterra, Minderoo Foundation and WWF-Indonesia through the Plastic Smart Cities Initiative announced an ambitious pledge to tackle waste in Badung Regency, Southern Bali.
July 27, 2022
Are you preparing a plastic waste action plan for your city and you're not sure how best to get started? Check out the “City Action Plan” template
, co-developed by WWF's Plastic Smart Cities and UN Habitat's Waste Wise Cities teams, to guide your city's strategic plan to address plastic waste streams.
June 10, 2022
UN Environment Programme through the SEA circular project, introduces a short film, “(PLASTIK)” – commissioned by MeshMinds and produced by Studio Birthplace, that exhibits the significance of both individual and collective action to combat plastic pollution in the South-East Asian region.
March 02, 2022
UN Member states at the UN Environment Assembly (UNEA-5.2) unanimously agreed to develop a legally binding treaty to end plastic pollution, making it one of the world’s most ambitious environmental actions since the 1989 Montreal Protocol, which effectively phased out ozone-depleting substances.
January 18, 2022
Plastic Smart Cities is currently active in the Philippines in five target cities, namely Manila City, Donsol in Sorsogon, Davao City, San Isidro in Davao Oriental, and Island Garden City of Samal (IGACOS). Watch the latest video production to see PSC activities in the Philippines.
June 09, 2021
After undergoing a 60-day challenge to achieve milestones, five start-ups presented their accomplishments, challenges, learnings, and next steps to a selection panel comprised of xchange, Villgro Philippines, World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Philippines, The Incubation Network, and makesense.
March 25, 2021
Rethinking Recycling Academy is a capacity-building program launched by McKinsey.org, in partnership with the Plastic Smart Cities Initiative, to transform the waste management ecosystem in Ubung Kaja village, Bali, Indonesia.
February 17, 2021
What Design Can Do (WDCD), an international platform that uses design as a tool for ecological and social change, believes that if we can address the underlying root problems of waste, we have a fighting chance at building a future that works for both people and planet. WDCD believes in the power of design and creativity to transform society - design choices change how things are made, used and disposed.