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Showing policies in: Waste Management Regulations

Contribution to reducing plastic pollution:
Effectiveness of meeting own objectives:
Strength of evidence: Very Strong Available Evidence
Reviewed under framework: Yes
Key findings: View full report

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Malibu City Ordinance No.432, which Regulates Plastic Straws, Stirrers and Cutlery

2018
Reviewed under framework: No - insufficient evidence
Key findings: Insufficient evidence to review

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Seychelles Environment Protection (Restriction on Importation, Distribution and Sale of Plastic Utensils and Polystyrene Boxes) Regulations

Reviewed under framework: No - insufficient evidence
Key findings: Insufficient evidence to review

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Effectiveness of meeting own objectives:
Strength of evidence: Strong Available Evidence
Reviewed under framework: Yes
Key findings: View full report

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Contribution to reducing plastic pollution:
Effectiveness of meeting own objectives:
Strength of evidence: Strong Available Evidence
Reviewed under framework: Yes
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Contribution to reducing plastic pollution:
Effectiveness of meeting own objectives:
Strength of evidence: Strong Available Evidence
Reviewed under framework: Yes
Key findings: View full report

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Contribution to reducing plastic pollution:
Effectiveness of meeting own objectives:
Strength of evidence: Strong Available Evidence
Reviewed under framework: Yes
Key findings: View full report

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Contribution to reducing plastic pollution:
Effectiveness of meeting own objectives:
Strength of evidence: Strong Available Evidence
Reviewed under framework: Yes
Key findings: View full report

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Contribution to reducing plastic pollution:
Effectiveness of meeting own objectives:
Strength of evidence: Strong Available Evidence
Reviewed under framework: Yes
Key findings: View full report

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Point in plastic cycle:

Contribution to reducing plastic pollution:
Effectiveness of meeting own objectives:
Strength of evidence: Strong Available Evidence
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Key findings: View full report

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Contribution to reducing plastic pollution:
Effectiveness of meeting own objectives:
Strength of evidence: Strong Available Evidence
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Strength of evidence: Strong Available Evidence
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Strength of evidence: Strong Available Evidence
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Strength of evidence: Strong Available Evidence
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Rwandan Law No 17/2019 of 10/08/2019 Relating to the Prohibition of Manufacturing, Importation, Use and Sale of Plastic Carry Bags and Single-Use Plastic Items

Reviewed under framework: No - insufficient evidence
Key findings: Insufficient evidence to review

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Strength of evidence: Strong Available Evidence
Reviewed under framework: Yes
Key findings: View full report

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Strength of evidence: Strong Available Evidence
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Key findings: View full report

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Strength of evidence: Strong Available Evidence
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Belize Returnable Containers Act

Reviewed under framework: No - insufficient evidence
Key findings: Insufficient evidence to review

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Canada: Strategy on Zero Plastic Waste

Reviewed under framework: No - insufficient evidence
Key findings: Insufficient evidence to review

Trinidad and Tobago National Waste Recycling Policy

Reviewed under framework: No - insufficient evidence
Key findings: Insufficient evidence to review

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Panama Regulating the Reduction and Progressive Replacement of SUPs, Draft Law 0.30.

Reviewed under framework: No - insufficient evidence
Key findings: Insufficient evidence to review

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The United Kingdom Plastics Pact – A Road Map to 2025

Reviewed under framework: No - insufficient evidence
Key findings: Insufficient evidence to review

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Benin Interministerial Decree 2004. No. 077 “Fixing the methods of recovery and repayment of products of ecotaxes and fines”

Reviewed under framework: No - insufficient evidence
Key findings: Insufficient evidence to review

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Antigua and Barbuda Environmental Protection Levy Act

Reviewed under framework: No - insufficient evidence
Key findings: Insufficient evidence to review

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Tonga Waste Management (Plastic Levy) Regulations

Reviewed under framework: No - insufficient evidence
Key findings: Insufficient evidence to review

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St. Lucia Environmental Protection Levy Act (Revised)

Reviewed under framework: No - insufficient evidence
Key findings: Insufficient evidence to review

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South Africa Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) Regulations

Reviewed under framework: No - insufficient evidence
Key findings: Insufficient evidence to review

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Chile EPR Decree for Packaging

Reviewed under framework: No - insufficient evidence
Key findings: Insufficient evidence to review

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National Plastics Action Plan for Aotearoa New Zealand

Reviewed under framework: No - insufficient evidence
Key findings: Insufficient evidence to review

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Kenya Plastic Action Plan

Reviewed under framework: No - insufficient evidence
Key findings: Insufficient evidence to review

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Ecuador’s Resolution No.05 (2015) Supreme Decree

Reviewed under framework: No - insufficient evidence
Key findings: Insufficient evidence to review

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French Law No. 2015-992 on Energy Transition for Green Growth (Energy Transition Law)

Reviewed under framework: No - insufficient evidence
Key findings: Insufficient evidence to review

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Malaysia’s Roadmap Towards Zero Single-Use Plastics 2018-2030

Reviewed under framework: No - insufficient evidence
Key findings: Insufficient evidence to review

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5Gyres – Nix the 6

Reviewed under framework: No - insufficient evidence
Key findings: Insufficient evidence to review

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Ocean Wise –  Be plastic Wise

Reviewed under framework: No - insufficient evidence
Key findings: Insufficient evidence to review

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IBM Pollution Prevention Strategy

Reviewed under framework: No - insufficient evidence
Key findings: Insufficient evidence to review

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Singapore Hazardous Waste (Control of Export, Import and Transit) Act 1997 (Revised in 2020)

Reviewed under framework: No - insufficient evidence
Key findings: Insufficient evidence to review

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Singapore Resource Sustainability Act 2019 (Revised in 2021)

2021
Reviewed under framework: No - insufficient evidence
Key findings: Insufficient evidence to review

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Singapore Environmental Protection and Management Act 1999 (Revised in 2020)

Reviewed under framework: No - insufficient evidence
Key findings: Insufficient evidence to review

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Singapore Environmental Public Health Act 1987 (Revised in 2020)

Reviewed under framework: No - insufficient evidence
Key findings: Insufficient evidence to review

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Singapore Sewerage and Drainage Act 1999 (Revised in 2020)

Reviewed under framework: No - insufficient evidence
Key findings: Insufficient evidence to review

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Zero Waste Masterplan Singapore

Reviewed under framework: No - insufficient evidence
Key findings: Insufficient evidence to review

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National Action Strategy Addressing Marine Litter in Singapore

Reviewed under framework: No - insufficient evidence
Key findings: Insufficient evidence to review

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Singapore Green Plan 2030

Reviewed under framework: No - insufficient evidence
Key findings: Insufficient evidence to review

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WWF-Singapore Plastic ACTion (PACT)

Reviewed under framework: No - insufficient evidence
Key findings: Insufficient evidence to review

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Strength of evidence: No Evidence
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Thailand Enhancement and Conservation of National Environmental Quality Act (No. 2) B.E. 2561 (2018)

Reviewed under framework: No - insufficient evidence
Key findings: Insufficient evidence to review

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Thailand Navigation in Thai Waters Act (NO.17), B.E. 2560 (2017)

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Key findings: Insufficient evidence to review

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Thailand Act on the Maintenance of the Cleanliness and Orderliness of the Country, B.E. 2535 (1992)

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