Amcor, among the top five largest packaging companies in the world by revenue, is mostly involved in flexible and rigid plastic packaging for the food and beverage sector. In 2016, it had a revenue of USD 9.4 billion, 68% of which came from flexible packaging. We were commissioned by them to analyse the challenges and opportunities for collection and circularity of post-consumer flexible packaging in Asia. The report:
“The report revealed that greater interventions are required to address increasing post-consumer flexible packaging waste in Asia… effort must include a multi-stakeholder approach including participation from local government, embrace source segregation, support material recovery facilities and, ensure a financially viable end solution” Packaging Business Review
This series of research reports for 6 of the largest countries in ASEAN – Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam, Thailand, Myanmar and Malaysia aims to provide key insights, pioneering baseline metrics and strategic recommendations to enable the packaging and consumer goods industry in ASEAN to move towards creating a World Without Waste specifically in PET bottles and aluminium cans.
Given the backdrop of poor source-segregation and subsequently poor waste collection infrastructure in Vietnam, this report commissioned by TetraPak Vietnam provides an overview of municipal solid waste management, recycling and on-ground insights from Vietnam to significantly increase used aseptic beverage carton collection tonnage.