Choose to Reuse: First ever Closed-loop Reusable Food Delivery Packaging in Hong Kong

Since October 2022, WWF-Hong Kong has partnered with foodpanda Hong Kong to kick off a first pilot programme for reusable food delivery packaging. In the pilot phase, foodpanda provided 8,000 reusable food containers which can be returned to 9 different collection points – in the form of reverse vending machines.  Funded by the Environment and […]

Kalipi: Empowering Women in the Philippines to Reduce Plastic Waste

In the Philippines, households contribute a significant amount of plastic waste, among which single-use plastic in the form of disposable packaging often come up top. Soft plastics and styrofoam, in particular, are notoriously difficult and costly for recycling. More often than not, these end up being burnt, dumped in our landfills or worse, in our […]

The city of Izmir has a new plan of action to tackle plastic pollution

Since August this year, Izmir, the third most populous city in Turkey, has a new Plan of Action to tackle plastic pollution. The Plan is an important milestone of the engagement Izmir has taken since it joined WWF’s Plastic Smart Cities Initiative in 2019. The mayor of Izmir, Tunç Soyer, explained some of the main […]

Surat Thani Joins WWF and the WON Project to Reduce Plastics Waste

In November 2020, Surat Thani municipality, WON Project, and the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Thailand signed a partnership agreement on a plastic recycling programme in Surat Thani province, Thailand, with the aim of intensifying their actions on the collection of single-use plastic bag and recycling. After signing the partnership, Dr. Arnold Sitompul, Conservation […]