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Global Commitment 

Progress Report 2021

Government Details

Government type

Country

Reporting time frame

Joined the Global Commitment

Commitments

Eliminate problematic or unnecessary plastic packaging and/or product

Progress made over the reporting period

Activities and progress made on elimination 

Categories of plastic packaging and products with targeted measures in place to stimulate partial or complete elimination

Metric(s) on plastic packaging/products eliminated

Proportion elimated % of weight

Weight to eliminate metric tonnes

Quantity to eliminate

Year to Achieve

Other details

Planned actions by 2025

Planned actions on elimination

2025 target(s)  

Encouraging reuse models where relevant to reduce the need for single-use plastic packaging and/or products

Progress made over the reporting period

Activities and progress made on reuse

Planned actions by 2025

Planned actions on reuse

Target

Incentivising the use of reusable, recyclable, or compostable plastic packaging

Progress made over the reporting period

Activities and progress made on incentivising reusable, recyclable or compostable plastic packaging

Planned actions by 2025

Planned actions on incentivising reusable, recyclable or compostable plastic packaging

Target

Increasing collection, sorting, and recycling rates, and facilitating the establishment of the necessary infrastructure and related funding mechanisms

Progress made over the reporting period

Activities and progress made on collection, sorting and recycling

Metrics on plastic collected, recycled and composted

Waste generated metric tonnes 

Collected metric tonnes/% 

Recycled metric tonnes/% 

Composted metric tonnes /% 

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Metrics on plastic collected, recycled and composted

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Additional metrics 

Planned actions by 2025

Planned actions on collection, sorting and recycling

2025 target(s)  

Stimulating demand for recycled plastics

Progress made over the reporting period

Activities and progress made on stimulating demand for recycled plastics

Metric(s) on recycled plastic in packaging/products

Average recycled content used %

Total weight of plastic packaging (in metric tonnes) used in the jurisdiction during the reporting year

Other details

Planned actions by 2025

Planned actions on stimulating demand for recycled plastics 

2025 target(s)  

Additional commitment(s) and communication efforts

Progress made over the reporting period

Activities and progress made

Planned actions by 2025

Planned actions 

Additional commitments

Additional Information

Ministries/departments involved in actions taken during the reporting period

Actions taken to collaborate with the private sector and NGOs to achieve the Global Commitment’s common vision

Amount invested/committed towards achieving the commitments over the reporting period

In-kind contributions made/committed during the reporting period

About the investments made/committed

Challenges faced by the government in meeting its commitment