Brief Note

RRC.AP successfully completed Trash Free Seas Alliance funded - Ocean Conservancy Project on breaking the barriers for waste management in Indonesia, Philippines, and Vietnam. The project team consisted of Ocean Conservancy, AIT RRC.AP, Closed Loop Fund, Encourage Capital, Plastic for Change, and Waste2Resources. The project was successfully implemented from April to November 2016. AIT RRC.AP was responsible for the assessment of national and sub-national policies, plans and programs on waste management and formulate policy recommendations for breaking the barriers to waste management. Other partners were engaged in developing volumetric and financing model to test vertically integrated waste system scenarios. A White paper “The Next Wave- Investment Strategies for Plastic Waste” was presented during the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation in Lima, Peru on Nov. 2016.