Philippines - Green Recovery

Circular Economy and Plastic Waste Management

Transformational Potential:

  • Post-Covid economic recovery represents an opportunity to accelerate the transition to circular economy (plastic)
  • EU to strengthen the inter-sectoral cooperation at department (ministry) level and as such to have a transformative and long-term impact on the country’s sustainable growth
  • The proposed Initiative should be seen in the context of a larger multi-country effort to address the global and regional dimensions of plastic waste and marine litter

The Team Europe Proposal activities include:

  • Nationally: Support activities for the development and implementation of an integrated framework for municipal and plastic waste management & Support to Policy Enforcement and introduction of EPR
  • Regionally: Support bilateral and regional policy dialogues with relevant regional interlocutors responsible of the vast majority of land-based litter to the oceans
  • Engage industry along the entire value chain
  • Inclusivity & CSO’s

Team Europe members

EU Member States

Other Team Europe Members

About Philippines - Green Recovery

Geographical area

Asia - South East

Thematic priority

Green deal


  • Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • Responsible Consumption and Production
  • Climate Action
  • Life Below Water
  • Peace and Justice Strong Institutions