Full Circle: Accelerating the Circular Economy for Post-Consumer PET Bottles in Southeast Asia

Year of Publication

2019

This resource provides comparative baseline data for plastic waste flow of PET bottles in nine cities across Southeast Asia.

Source:

GA Circular

Author(s):

Geography:

Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam, Thailand, Myanmar, Malaysia

Type:

Primary Data, Strategy

Purpose of Measurement:

Understanding the Problem, Solution Sets and Impact Potential

Impact theme(s):

Material Flows, Policy, Capital Flows, Behavior Change

This resource provides comparative baseline data for plastic waste flow of PET bottles in nine cities across Southeast Asia. Building off this baseline analysis, the resource provides tangible recommendations, segregated by key stakeholder, for reaching a 100% recycling rate while also providing insight into current underlying reasons for low collection rates.