Plastics and Circular Economy: Community Solutions

Year of Publication

2019

This resource provides 10 case studies from the UNDP Global Environmental Finance (GEF) Small Grants Program. These projects are focused on innovative circular economy initiatives for plastic waste management.

Source:

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Author(s):

Sulan Chen

Charlotte De Bruyne and Manasa Bollempall

Geography:

Burundi, India, Jamaica, Sierra Leone, Gambia, Ghana, Maldives, Afghanistan, Armenia, Bahamas

Type:

Case Study

Purpose of Measurement:

Solution Sets and Impact Potential, Monitoring and Evaluation

Impact theme(s):

Material Flows, Livelihoods, Behavior Change

This resource provides 10 case studies from the UNDP Global Environmental Finance (GEF) Small Grants Program. The program supported local NGOs and communities with innovative circular economy initiatives for plastic waste management. These projects covered the categories of material engineering and product design, consumer use and behaviors, along with waste collection and recycling. Each case provides an overview of implementation along with results and lessons learned.

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