The UNEP Symposium on Plastic Waste aimed to share information of the current status of plastic waste issues and expertise on good practices to manage plastic waste in an environmentally sound way. The symposium produced a message to G20 Osaka Summit (28-29 June 2019) and promoted environmentally management of plastic wastes. English-Japanese simultaneous interpretation was provided. The symposium was organized at the side lines of the IETC Global Dialogue with the Private Sector on Technology Solutions for Holistic Waste Management.
Insightful presentations (20) on Challenges and Solutions on Plastic Waste Management with Panelists as Osaka City, Kitakyushu City, Seven & i Holdings Co., Ltd. and Showa Denko K.K. Emphasis was also given to the matter of it is Time to Act on Reducing Ocean Plastic. Followed by presentations on Technologic Solutions for Holistic Waste management oriented by “A global Dialogue with Private Sector”. The Holistic waste management approach had details exposed, as well as E-waste and Hazardous Waste treatment concluding with transformation of Waste onto Energy.
As per bonus of exchanges direct talks with Basel Representative person who gave advises regarding changes upcoming on regulations; Sri Lank participation for bridging with the market and Vietnamese Deputy for Ministry of Environment matters who showed openness to receive contact to better understand changes on policy by their market made worthy full day attendance.
A learning full event that hence need to keep in touch with gatherings rich in variety of intervention of such global concern. Sincerely envisioning future needed participation.