Increasing daily waste generation in the Philippines (~23.6M tons). Previous study showed alternative pathways for waste disposal, such as refuse-derived fuel or waste-to-energy options, and alternative packaging; need for innovation and market development for the circular economy (CE) ?
Policy Question/s: What is the state of the art of the circular economy in the Philippines? What policy and institutional responses are needed to boost CE? ?
Objective: Assess the state of the art of CE circular economy, looking at local markets and innovations ?