A new collaboration to manage plastic waste in Jakarta, Bogor and Depok

PSC Collaboration with Depok, Jakarta, and Bogor

The Plastic Smart Cities initiative has been implemented in Indonesia since 2021 in 5 different cities: Bogor, Jakarta, Depok, Makassar, and Denpasar (Bali). In January 2024, WWF-Indonesia, with Plastic Smart Cities, launched a new collaboration with three institutions from Indonesia: PT. KIBUMI, PT. WASTE4CHANGE and the RECO Consortium, which consists of PT. Million Waste Indonesia, […]

Indonesia National Waste Awareness Day 2023 With Plastic Smart Cities

In support of Indonesia’s National Waste Awareness Day (Hari Peduli Sampah Nasional or HPSN in short), WWF-Indonesia organised a weekend event to help raise awareness through the Plastic Smart Cities programme.  On Saturday, February 25, this event brought together over 50 participants from Jakarta, Depok and Bogor, including PSC partners from the academia, business and government […]

World’s First Investment Tracker for Plastics Circularity Launched

The Circulate Initiative launches world-first investment tracker for plastics circularity, with the goal of mobilizing further capital. Plastic pollution is a global environmental problem that contributes to climate change and poses a risk to society, the economy and population health. Despite the potential of a circular economy to curb this crisis, gaps in financing 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 […]

Road to G20: WWF-Indonesia, Delterra and Minderoo Announce Pledge to Scale Towards a More Circular Southern Bali

Environmental nonprofit calls for partnerships and aggressive action to tackle the climate and waste crisis, aspiring to bring recycling and waste management services to 2.5 million people. On November 3rd, 2022, as part of the Road to G20 events under the Indonesian presidency, Delterra, Minderoo Foundation and WWF-Indonesia, through the Plastic Smart Cities Initiative, announced […]

UNEP and SEA Circular Produce Short Film (Plastik)

UN Environment Programme through the SEA circular project, introduces a short film, “(PLASTIK)” – commissioned by MeshMinds and produced by Studio Birthplace, that exhibits the significance of both individual and collective action to combat plastic pollution in the South-East Asian region. The narrative helps the audience view the plastic pollution crisis through the eyes and […]