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  1. Fishball noodles in a takeaway container

    Commentary: Here’s what months of food deliveries and takeaways have taught us

    COVID-19 may have undone Singapore’s zero-waste efforts, but it also presents an opportunity to build long-lasting habits, say Project bECOme’s ...
  2. A man walks while holding a plastic bag in New York

    Commentary: The enormous growth of plastic packaging as take-outs and food deliveries surge must stop

    Amid understandable concern over health and hygiene during the pandemic, the problem of disposable plastics has taken a backseat, say observers.
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    Ep 2: Plastic Wasteland

    In 2018 China stops importing recyclables, creating global chaos and flooding Southeast Asian countries with unwanted plastic. For Indonesia, ...
  4. A man wears a plastic bag on his head during an environmental activists

    Commentary: Thailand gives up plastic bags yet leaves rampant consumerism intact

    Environmental consciousness in Thailand tends to romanticise its natural heritage rather than think pragmatically about its future, says an expert.
  5. Spoiled paradise: Plastic waste in Lampung Bay, Indonesia

    Commentary: Recycle or reduce waste? Why Southeast Asia’s ocean plastic pile has no easy answers

    A great number of reasons are fuelling a great deal of ocean plastic, says Tim Hill.
  6. FILE PHOTO: A man on a boat collects plastic materials from dirty water in Dhaka

    Bangladesh to ban use of single-use plastic in hotels and restaurants

    Bangladesh's High Court on Monday ordered the government to ban single-use plastics in coastal areas and in hotels and restaurants in one year to ...