Today’s trends in hyper-convenience has left waste management in the dust as the world moves faster and faster. In developing countries such as the Philippines, this is even more apparent as the use of plastics still runs rampant.
November 2019, President Rodrigo Duterte eyed the ban of single-use plastics in the Philippines, however, media has been silent about this since. However, this has not stopped LGUs from initiating their own versions of bans of single-use plastics.
Join AmCham’s Manufacturing Committee and Environment & Urban Development Committee as we explore and discuss the state of single-use plastics in the Philippines.