Pioneering a Greener Future: 10 Sustainable Alternatives to Plastic Packaging

Plastic packaging has long been a staple in our daily lives, but its environmental repercussions are becoming increasingly evident. From polluting oceans to endangering wildlife, the negative impacts of single-use plastics are undeniable.   In response, a growing movement towards sustainable alternatives is gaining momentum. People are starting to use other packaging materials that are not […]

Embracing Circularity: Addressing Waste Management Challenges in the Philippines through Circular Economy

The Philippines is making strides toward adopting the principles of a circular economy, an economic model designed to minimise waste and maximise resource efficiency. The transition toward circularity is a response to growing environmental concerns and the recognition of economic opportunities offered by this innovative approach.   In this edition of Embracing Circularity, we shine the […]

Unmasking the 10 Most Common Types of Plastic Pollution

Plastic pollution is an omnipresent threat to our planet’s ecosystems, from the depths of the oceans to the highest mountain peaks. The versatility and convenience of plastics have led to their widespread use in almost every aspect of our lives. However, this convenience comes at a significant cost as plastic waste continues to accumulate in […]

Beyond Plastic: The Health Hazards of Microplastics

The impact of microplastics on human health is an ongoing frontier of scientific exploration. Recent studies have highlighted how these tiny particles find their way into our bodies through ingestion, inhalation, and even skin contact. The potential risks posed by the accumulation of microplastics in our tissues are raising serious concerns among researchers worldwide. Understanding […]

Beyond Plastic: How Microplastics Harm Marine and Terrestrial Animals

Microplastics can be found in almost every corner of the planet, from the deepest ocean trenches to the highest mountain peaks. Their ability to travel vast distances through air and water currents underscores the global nature of the issue. These microscopic plastic particles have been detected in soil, freshwater ecosystems, marine environments, and even in […]

Beyond Plastic: Understanding the Dangers of Microplastics

From the development of innovative technologies to engaging communities in citizen science initiatives, the fight against microplastics is a dynamic and evolving endeavour. As policies, regulations, and international collaborations gain momentum, there is hope that the invisible menace of microplastics can be unveiled, mitigated, and ultimately eliminated. For more News & Insights, stay tuned to […]

Embracing Circularity: Indonesia’s Thrust Towards a Circular Economy

In the heart of Southeast Asia, Indonesia is embarking on a transformative journey toward sustainability, prioritising the establishment of a circular economy. As the archipelagic nation grapples with the challenges posed by rapid urbanisation, industrialisation, and environmental concerns, it has set its sights on redefining its economic landscape. Indonesia’s move towards a circular economy represents […]

Embracing Circularity: Singapore’s Model of Sustainability and Innovation

Singapore has emerged as a global leader in adopting and promoting the principles of a circular economy. With a strong commitment to sustainability, this city-state has made significant strides in implementing circular practices. In this first edition of our Embracing Circularity series, we’ll explore the current state of the circular economy in Singapore. Let’s look […]