UNDP, Unilever to work together to make RYK as zero plastic waste city

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Islamabad

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Unilever Pakistan announced their partnership to test solutions in an effort to minimize plastic waste in Rahim Yar Khan city.
Through this partnership, Unilever and UNDP will work together to enable the plastic waste management ecosystem in Rahim Yar Khan, said a press release issued here on Monday.
This initiative will test solutions to reduce plastic waste, and potentially turn waste into resource. The key goal is to create a circular economy system for plastics waste management in Pakistan by testing new economic models, industrial, and consumer behavior, policy shift and, engaging private sector, and other non-traditional partners. A virtual event was held today to commemorate this partnership. —APP