Finding Sustainable Solutions for Recyclable Plastics

Kathmandu, August 11–Himalayan Climate Initiative (HCI), along with its  partners, The Coca-Cola Foundation, Bottlers Nepal Limited and German Development Cooperation  organized an event, ” Finding Sustainable Solution for Recyclable Plastics Opportunities to close the Loop for Polyethylene terephthalate (PET) Bottle Recycling within Nepal”, on August 10 in the capital. It was focused on exploring business development opportunities in PET recycling.

The event was part of a series of events organized in regards to addressing the social, environmental and economic impacts and effects caused by commercially non-recyclable single-use plastic pollution in Nepal. The findings from the study to explore opportunities and collaborations from multiple stakeholders for possible commercial and sustainable closed business loop solutions for PET recycling within Nepal was presented where representatives from the waste and PET bottle recycling business sector as well as municipal representatives and development partners participated in the event.

 

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