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Webinar Cities and Businesses Tackling the Tourism Plastic Crisis (2)
Webinar: Cities and Businesses Tackling the Tourism Plastic Crisis
Local and subnational Governments Coalition to end Plastic Pollution
Media Release: Local and subnational Governments Coalition to end Plastic Pollution
Case Study - CITY-LEVEL LEARNINGS FOR THE GLOBAL PLASTIC POLLUTION TREATY
Case Studies from Asia: City-Level Learnings for the Global Plastic Pollution Treaty
Helsinki
Helsinki joins Plastic Smart Cities - a first in the Baltic Sea
WWF-Philippines celebrate the culmination of the Clean Ports, Clean Oceans: Improving Port Waste Management in the Philippines project.
Three major Philippine ports achieve 50% reduction of plastic waste leakage
Aunty Vang Feature Image
From Waste to Wealth: Women Waste Collectors Key to Plastic Recycling in Viet Nam’s Hue City
Ghost Gear (1)
Saving Phu Quoc's Coral Reefs: Against Plastic Pollution and Ghost Gear
PSC Collaboration with Depok, Jakarta, and Bogor
A new collaboration to manage plastic waste in Jakarta, Bogor and Depok
Izmir Tourism Workshop
Izmir Aims to End Plastic Waste in Tourism with Plastic Smart Cities
Manila Entrepreneur Solutions
Manila City Launches Innovative Solutions with Social Entrepreneurs to Tackle Plastic Pollution
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Webinar Cities and Businesses Tackling the Tourism Plastic Crisis (2)
Webinar: Cities and Businesses Tackling the Tourism Plastic Crisis
Everyday, plastic flows into our natural environment at an unprecedented rate, posing a threat to land and marine ecosystems, local economies and human...
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Local and subnational Governments Coalition to end Plastic Pollution
Media Release: Local and subnational Governments Coalition to end Plastic Pollution
Local Governments for Sustainability, the Gouvernement du Québec, the Government of Catalonia, UCLG and Partners officially launched the Global Coalition...
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Case Study - CITY-LEVEL LEARNINGS FOR THE GLOBAL PLASTIC POLLUTION TREATY
Case Studies from Asia: City-Level Learnings for the Global Plastic Pollution Treaty
As United Nations Member States gather to negotiate a historic global treaty on plastic pollution, this report aims to provide negotiators with policy...
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UNPACKING REUSE IN THE PLASTIC POLLUTION TREATY
Unpacking Reuse in the Plastic Pollution Treaty
The international community has started negotiations on a global treaty to end plastic pollution. The treaty is focused on the plastic pollution across...
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EPR REPORT
Extended Producer Responsibility: Basic Facts and Key Principles
Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) is a policy approach that makes producers responsible for their products along the entire lifecycle, including at...
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RISING TIDES III
Rising Tides III: Citizens around the world demand strong rules to end plastic pollution
In March 2022, the governments of 175 countries committed to develop a new global agreement to end plastic pollution, covering the full lifecycle of plastic...
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Helsinki
Helsinki joins Plastic Smart Cities - a first in the Baltic Sea
In March 2024, the city of Helsinki joined the global Plastic Smart Cities movement -  becoming the first to do so in the Baltic Sea region.
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WWF-Philippines celebrate the culmination of the Clean Ports, Clean Oceans: Improving Port Waste Management in the Philippines project.
Three major Philippine ports achieve 50% reduction of plastic waste leakage
The ports of Batangas, Cagayan De Oro and Manila North Port were each able to reduce 50% of their plastic waste leakage through multiple interventions...
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Aunty Vang Feature Image
From Waste to Wealth: Women Waste Collectors Key to Plastic Recycling in Viet Nam’s Hue City
Every morning, Aunty Vang rises with the sun, grabs a quick bite to eat, and sets out with her trusty old pushcart along the streets of Hue – Viet...
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Webinar Cities and Businesses Tackling the Tourism Plastic Crisis (2)
Webinar: Cities and Businesses Tackling the Tourism Plastic Crisis
Everyday, plastic flows into our natural environment at an unprecedented rate, posing a threat to land and marine ecosystems, local economies and human health. The tourism sector, including destinations and business, has an important role in contributing...
Local and subnational Governments Coalition to end Plastic Pollution
Media Release: Local and subnational Governments Coalition to end Plastic Pollution
Local Governments for Sustainability, the Gouvernement du Québec, the Government of Catalonia, UCLG and Partners officially launched the Global Coalition of Local and Subnational Governments to end Plastic Pollution and issued a call for action. The coalition...
Case Study - CITY-LEVEL LEARNINGS FOR THE GLOBAL PLASTIC POLLUTION TREATY
Case Studies from Asia: City-Level Learnings for the Global Plastic Pollution Treaty
As United Nations Member States gather to negotiate a historic global treaty on plastic pollution, this report aims to provide negotiators with policy recommendations derived from on-the-ground interventions from cities in Asia that are tackling plastic...
UNPACKING REUSE IN THE PLASTIC POLLUTION TREATY
Unpacking Reuse in the Plastic Pollution Treaty
The international community has started negotiations on a global treaty to end plastic pollution. The treaty is focused on the plastic pollution across the lifecycle of plastic, arising from the over-use and mismanagement of plastic products. DOWNLOAD...
EPR REPORT
Extended Producer Responsibility: Basic Facts and Key Principles
Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) is a policy approach that makes producers responsible for their products along the entire lifecycle, including at the post-consumer stage. This policy paper summarises the current consensus on the EPR policy approach. DOWNLOAD...
RISING TIDES III
Rising Tides III: Citizens around the world demand strong rules to end plastic pollution
In March 2022, the governments of 175 countries committed to develop a new global agreement to end plastic pollution, covering the full lifecycle of plastic from extraction of oil and gas for plastic production through to design, use and management of...
Helsinki
Helsinki joins Plastic Smart Cities - a first in the Baltic Sea
In March 2024, the city of Helsinki joined the global Plastic Smart Cities movement -  becoming the first to do so in the Baltic Sea region.
WWF-Philippines celebrate the culmination of the Clean Ports, Clean Oceans: Improving Port Waste Management in the Philippines project.
Three major Philippine ports achieve 50% reduction of plastic waste leakage
The ports of Batangas, Cagayan De Oro and Manila North Port were each able to reduce 50% of their plastic waste leakage through multiple interventions implemented in the past year. The three major ports served as pilot sites for the Clean Ports, Clean...
Aunty Vang Feature Image
From Waste to Wealth: Women Waste Collectors Key to Plastic Recycling in Viet Nam’s Hue City
Every morning, Aunty Vang rises with the sun, grabs a quick bite to eat, and sets out with her trusty old pushcart along the streets of Hue – Viet Nam’s ancient capital and a rising tourism hotspot. “Does anyone have bottle caps to sell?”...
International Days
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...
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