Circular economy for plastics: What is at stake for ASEAN?
Note: This article was originally published in The Jakarta Post on 13 September 2019. ERIA's Senior Energy Economist, Dr Venkatachalam Anbumozhi, is the author.
The Bangkok Declaration on Combating Marine Debris in ASEAN Region was adopted by leaders of the ASEAN last month, welcoming the ASEAN Framework of Action on Marine Debris. This follows previous commitments made by the leaders on promoting sustainable consumption and production to reduce marine plastic debris. (Read the full article by using the link above).