International Days

26 January International Day of Clean Energy 2 February World Wetlands Day 1 March World Seagrass Day 3 March World Wildlife Day 8 March International Women’s Day 21 March International Day of Forests 22 March World Water Day 30 March International Day of Zero Waste 22 April International Mother Earth Day 2 May World Tuna […]

Towards No Plastic in Nature (NPIN): Five Years’ Journey in the Philippines, Across 10 Plastic Smart Cities

No Plastic in Nature in Philippines

WWF-Philippines’ No Plastics in Nature (NPIN) initiative celebrated its fifth anniversary on Tuesday, July 18 2023 at the Department of Environment and Natural Resources Social Hall in Quezon City, Philippines. This event was attended by WWF-Philippines staff, the Norwegian Ambassador, PSC representatives from all project sites, projects under the NPIN Initiative, national and local government […]

Repurposing Plastic Waste

Repurposing or “upcycling” waste enables communities, individuals and business owners to transform what would otherwise be an environmental and social burden, into something of value. TARGET USERS: Individuals, Businesses, Industry, Government KEY CONSIDERATIONS: Upcycling, also known as creative reuse, is the process of transforming by-products, waste materials, useless, or unwanted products into new materials or products perceived to be of […]

Mediterranean Cities Break Out of the Plastic Trap

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. One-third of plastic […]