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PDP Thailand - Sea Circular

By Darrel Moore

- Published on April 12, 2021 by Circular

SWAT (The Solid Waste Management Association, Thailand) is launching their Plastic Footprint Reduction Project under the framework of the United Nations Environment Programme’s SEA circular project, initiated by the Coordinating Body on the Seas of East Asia (COBSEA), and supported by the Government of Sweden to reduce plastic pollution in our ocean. This will be using the Plastic Disclosure Project (PDP), powered by Ocean Recovery Alliance.

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PDP Thailand - Sea Circular
Sea of Solutions - UNEP

By Sea of Solutions

- Published on January 14, 2021 by United Nations Environment (UNEP)

In November 2020, United Nations Environment (UNEP's) regional S. E Asia headquarters, Bangkok, hosted its second annual Sea of Solutions conference, this year held virtually, and with the co-host country, Vietnam. We were happy to be part of this event again, via our Plasticity Forum, as a side event talking about the importance of measurement and commitments.

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Sea of Solutions - UNEP
Turkish Olympic Committee and PDP Sport

By South China Morning Post

- Published on July 25, 2018 by Mark Agnew

The Samsung Cross Bosphorus Swim, from Asia to Europe, in its 30th anniversary, along with the Turkish Olympic Committee, adopted the PDP Sport program to show its leadership as a sports event reducing its plastic and waste footprint from the event.

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Turkish Olympic Committee and PDP Sport
Samsung Cross Bosphorus Swim Adopts Plastic Reduction Methodology

By Simon Griffiths

- Published on July 22, 2018 by Outdoor Swimmer

“Plastic is a useful and valuable resource, especially to sports event organizers,” Woodring acknowledges. “However, plastic needs to be managed properly, and doing so can be an easy, but significant, step towards a more sustainable event. Plastic is often highly visible to event participants and those that use the location afterwards, so brands and events want to be careful about the image they leave behind, and also demonstrate that they are responsible and effective event organisers and supporters. In addition, plastic is a valuable commodity, and there are often strong economic reasons for ensuring it is not wasted. Plastic pollution can take hundreds of years to fully degrade, and in the meantime can cause ecosystem and health impacts.”

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Samsung Cross Bosphorus Swim Adopts Plastic Reduction Methodology
 

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