Ministry of Environment and Wildlife Resources (MoE&WL) with the technical assistance of IGES Centre Collaborating with UNEP on Environmental Technologies (CCET), United Nations Environmental Programme - International Environmental Technologies Centre (UNEP-IETC) and Ministry of Environment, Japan, organized a series of technical meetings during the period of March 2018 to January 2020. Action Plan for Plastic Waste Management in Sri Lanka 2020-2025 was drafted based on these technical meetings. Further, the draft was discussed and reviewed by the technical committee members consisting of different relevant organizations and institutions on plastic waste management.
Marking the completion of the draft action plan, in expectation of acquiring final feedback on the draft action plan on plastic waste management in Sri Lanka from different stakeholders from relevant ministries, institutions, organizations and private sectors etc., the final workshop was organized on February 26, 2020, at OYO 227 Opulent River Face Hotel in Colombo.
CCET will revise the draft plastic waste management in Sri Lanka based on comments from the workshop participants and the final action plan will be shared with the MoE&WL by April 2020.