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You don't have to be a competitive athlete at the Samoa 2019 Pacific games to win a prize! People who show the best environmentally friendly attitude, supporting a beautiful and plastic free Samoa, can go into a draw to receive prizes. Click on the...
Samoa is investing heavily to avoid the use of single-use plastics at the Pacific Games which starts this weekend.Click on the link below to read the full article. 
Roughly 8 million metric tons of plastic waste enters our oceans each year. Better management of waste on land, new technologies, and new financing mechanisms are among the actions needed to stem the tide of plastic littering our oceans, Ryan...
About 42,000 tons of recyclables are collected every year on Guam alone, and China’s new policy against taking other countries’ rubbish causes anxiety, not just to recycling businesses but to solid waste managers as well. Regional stakeholders will...
No-one has lived on Henderson Island since the 15th century, but it has the highest density of plastic debris recorded anywhere in the world. Every day 3500 pieces of plastic trash wash up on its pink-tinged coral shores, bobbing on the ocean before...
During the PacWaste Plus Inception Meeting (27-29 May in Nadi, Fiji), a session on ‘Project Logic and Data Strategy’ identified the key regional challenges of waste management and pollution control associated with data collection and access to...
Representatives from fifteen (15) Pacific islands have gathered in Nadi this week in the framework of the Pacific- European Union Waste Management Programme (PacWaste) to discuss how to reduce the production of, and improve the management...
René Garello, IEEE fellow and Professor at IMT Atlantique, discusses how data analytics is being used to track the circulation of plastic in the ocean and help scientists to ensure sustainability. Click on the link below to read the...
A remote tropical island paradise off the coast of Western Australia in the Indian Ocean has become home to hundreds of tonnes of rubbish. Click on the link below to read the full article. 
  SPREP Is Seeking Applications From Interested And Suitably Qualified Persons For The Following Vacancy - PacWaste Plus Regional Project Officer, Republic of Marshall Islands. (For Nationals And Permanent Residents Of RMI...