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Recycling all mismanaged plastic waste in South, Southeast Asia could reduce emissions

Eco-Business


New research by The Circulate Initiative, a non-profit organisation dedicated to solving the ocean plastic pollution challenge in emerging markets, has revealed insights into the crucial link between plastic waste management and climate change. The “The Climate Benefits of Plastic Waste Management in India and Southeast Asia” report illustrates the potential of investing in effective plastic waste management and recycling across India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, the Philippines and Vietnam, to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and combat climate change. drawing on data from the latest edition of The Circulate Initiative’s Plastic Lifecycle Assessment Calculator for the Environment and Society (PLACES).


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