Perceptions of Plastic Waste: Insights, Interventions and Incentives to Action from Businesses and Consumers in Southeast Asia

Year of Publication

2020

Based on surveys conducted between January and April 2020, this report identifies how consumers and food and beverage businesses perceive plastic waste issues in five Southeast Asian countries estimated to be major contributors of marine plastic litter: Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam.

Source:

Food Industry Asia, United Nations Environment Programme

Author(s):

Geography:

Southeast Asia

Type:

Primary Data

Purpose of Measurement:

Understanding the Problem

Impact theme(s):

Material Flows, Policy, Behavior Change

Based on surveys conducted between January and April 2020, this report identifies how consumers and food and beverage businesses perceive plastic waste issues in five Southeast Asian countries estimated to be major contributors of marine plastic litter: Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam. The purpose of these surveys is to understand business and consumer attitudes towards plastic waste, how they are currently tackling plastic waste issues as well as perspectives on how to best
tackle plastic waste.