ASIA

PLASTIC SMART CITIES IN ASIA ARE TAKING ACTION ON PLASTIC POLLUTION


HOME TO 4.5 BILLION PEOPLE

Asia is the most populated region in the world, with growing waste challenges fueled by rapidly growing economies.


PLASTIC IS LEAKING INTO NATURE

Lack of or limited waste management in many cities and coastal centres are exposing people and wildlife to potential health risks.


GLOBAL STRATEGY, LOCAL SOLUTIONS

WWF IS WORKING WITH CITIES AND COASTAL CENTRES TO TACKLE PLASTIC CHALLENGES IN ASIA


A REGION UNITED ON PLASTICS

FROM ANCIENT VILLAGES AND TOURIST DESTINATIONS TO MEGACITIES AND INDUSTRIAL HUBS, ASIAN CITIES ARE TAKING A LEAD ON COMBATING PLASTIC POLLUTION


REGIONAL NEWS

WWF and the Plastic Smart Cities community, commit to no plastic in nature by 2030, and call on all cities around the world to take action against plastic pollution. Read the latest news, insights and solutions on plastic in the region.

EXPLORE REGIONAL NEWS

REGIONAL COMMITMENTS

15 Asian cities and tourist destinations have already joined WWF and the Plastics Smart Cities initiative, with an additional 10 cities in the region already committed to join in 2021. These cities receive on the ground support from WWF regional offices, and serve as model examples for neighboring cities in the region. Explore these leading cities on the map below, to learn more about their ambitious plastic targets and action plans.


PLASTIC SMART CITIES IN ASIA