March 16th, 2021, Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) and the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES), along with the IGES Centre Collaborating with UNEP on Environmental Technologies (CCET) co-organized a special plastic session entitled “Estimating Plastic Waste and Pollution for Data-driven Policy Making in Emerging Economies” during this year’s 7th 3R International Scientific Conference on Material Cycles and Waste Management (or 3RINCs) held on 11th, and 15-19th March 2021.
by Ayako Mizuno • 19 March 2021
On February 24th and 25th 2021, the Coordinating Ministry for Maritime and Investment Affairs, Indonesia (CMMIA) and the Ministry of the Environment, Japan (MOEJ) held an online workshop with the topic “Strengthening Capacity for Marine Debris Reduction and Waste Management in ASEAN Region through Knowledge Sharing on Marine Litter”.
by Ellen Putri Edita and Hendro Putra Johannes • 15 March 2021
Both Japan and Jakarta, Indonesia implemented new bans on single-use plastic shopping bags on July 1, 2020. However, enforcing these regulations is not been without challenges.
by Michikazu Kojima, Ellen Putri Edita, Hendro Putra Johannes, Fusanori Iwasaki • 19 August 2020