TROJIR ADOPTS CITY ACTION PLAN ON PLASTICS

TROJIR ADOPTS CITY ACTION PLAN ON PLASTICS

June 30, 2021

At a two-day workshop held at the City Hall of Trogir on June 28 and 29, the City of Trogir officially adopted the Action Plan for Reducing Plastic Pollution for 2021 - 2026, which includes the implementation of measures and activities to reduce the leakage of plastic waste into the environment.

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FIVE IMPACT DRIVEN START-UPS SELECTED FOR PLASTIC SMART CITIES BOOTCAMP

FIVE IMPACT DRIVEN START-UPS SELECTED FOR PLASTIC SMART CITIES BOOTCAMP

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.

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DUBROVNIK ADOPTS ACTION PLAN TO TACKLE PLASTIC POLLUTION

DUBROVNIK ADOPTS ACTION PLAN TO TACKLE PLASTIC POLLUTION

April 16, 2021

The Plastic Smart City of Dubrovnik has formally adopted the first plan of actions to tackle its plastic pollution by 2026, including key measures to reduce waste production and improve waste collection and disposal.

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RETHINKING RECYCLING ACADEMY AND PLASTIC SMART CITIES TACKLE WASTE IN BALI

RETHINKING RECYCLING ACADEMY AND PLASTIC SMART CITIES TACKLE WASTE IN BALI

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.

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VENICE AND WWF - TOGETHER AGAINST PLASTIC POLLUTION

VENICE AND WWF - TOGETHER AGAINST PLASTIC POLLUTION

March 19, 2021

“We are proud that Venice, one of the most beloved cities in the world and a symbol of Mediterranean’s beauty and fragility, has now committed to join WWF and take the lead in the fight against plastic pollution. Together with an already large network of tourist coastal cities in the north and south of the Mediterranean like Nice, Dubrovnik, Izmir and Tangier, WWF is building a large civic mobilization for the protection of our sea from plastic waste."

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A GLOBAL CALL FOR INNOVATORS – THE NO WASTE CHALLENGE

A GLOBAL CALL FOR INNOVATORS – THE NO WASTE CHALLENGE

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.

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MEDITERRANEAN CITIES BREAK OUT OF THE PLASTIC TRAP

MEDITERRANEAN CITIES BREAK OUT OF THE PLASTIC TRAP

November 17, 2020

The Mediterranean Sea, despite its natural beauty and tourist attractions, is turning into a dangerous plastic trap, with record levels of plastic pollution that threaten marine species and human health. Every year, about half a million tonnes of plastic enters Mediterranean waters - the equivalent of dumping 33,800 plastic bottles into the sea every minute. 

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SURAT THANI JOINS WWF AND THE WON PROJECT TO REDUCE PLASTICS WASTE

SURAT THANI JOINS WWF AND THE WON PROJECT TO REDUCE PLASTICS WASTE

November 16, 2020

After signing the partnership, Dr. Arnold Sitompul, Conservation Director at WWF- Thailand has handed over a plastic compressing machine to the Surat Thani municipality, hoping to reduce plastic leakage into the environment by at least 30 percent in 2025.

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CITIES TAKE LEAD IN THE FIGHT AGAINST PLASTIC - WORLD CITIES DAY 2020

CITIES TAKE LEAD IN THE FIGHT AGAINST PLASTIC - WORLD CITIES DAY 2020

October 31, 2020

Today, WWF and the Plastic Smart Cities community, celebrate World Cities Day by reaffirming their commitment to no plastic in nature by 2030, and calling on more cities around the world to take action against plastic pollution.

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VIETNAM NOW COUNTS THREE PLASTIC SMART CITIES' COMMITMENTS

VIETNAM NOW COUNTS THREE PLASTIC SMART CITIES' COMMITMENTS

June 20, 2020

The province of Phu Yen and the City of Da Nang, Vietnam joined WWF's Plastic Smart Cities initiative in June 2020, committing to reduce plastic leakage by 30% in pilot areas.

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“LEAVE NO TRACE

“LEAVE NO TRACE" SHOWCASES BEST PRACTICES TO STOP OCEAN PLASTIC

June 16, 2020

A new book, Leave No Trace: Vital Lessons from the Frontline of Waste and Ocean Plastic” highlights proven solutions from 45 organizations working on the frontlines to ensure resilient waste collection and recycling programs, to prevent plastic pollution.

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WE CANNOT RECYCLE OUR WAY OUT OF OCEAN PLASTIC POLLUTION

WE CANNOT RECYCLE OUR WAY OUT OF OCEAN PLASTIC POLLUTION

June 16, 2020

The amount of plastic entering the ocean is projected to grow four-fold by 2050. Transformative changes, including moving away from single-use towards re-useable packaging, are needed to save our oceans, say Vincent Kneefel and John Duncan.

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