Who Pays for Plastic Pollution? – Enabling Global Equity in the Plastic Value Chain

The lifetime cost of plastic is 10 times higher for low-income countries than rich ones, revealing crippling inequities in the plastics value chain A WWF-commissioned report developed by Dalberg warns that the true cost of plastic on our shared environment, health and economies can be as much as 10 times higher for low-income countries, even […]

Enhancing Labor-intensive Separate Waste Collection and Utilization in APEC Economies

Decision-makers and practitioners often focus on technological solutions for recycling, treating and disposing of waste. However, the key to successful comprehensive waste recovery lies in collection, which accounts for 60 to 80 percent of the total disposal costs. Mistakes made here cannot be compensated for by any technology, no matter how sophisticated. This guide targets […]