Spotlight on Solutions (Inclusion)

24 November 2022
13:15 - 14:30

Theme Overview

Inclusion across the plastic value chain entails the empowerment of marginalised groups and communities. Spotlighted solutions under the inclusion theme have advanced circularity with the principle of inclusivity built into their operations. Not only have these solutions alleviated the environmental consequences of plastic pollution, but they have also sought to optimise social equity.


  • Inclusive plastic recycling: Smart recycling bin infrastructure – Nattapak Atichartakarn, CEO and Co-Founder, Trash Lucky
  • Wala-Usik: Micro-enterprise driven inclusive solution to zero waste communities – Dave Albao, Executive Director, Philippine Reef and Rainforest Conservation Foundation Inc.
  • Community-based plastic credit solution: a holistic attempt to make coastlines plastic-free – Barak Ekshtein, Founder and CEO, TonToTon
  • Sustainable and ethical collection infrastructure for plastics: A model for inclusion within circular economies – Joash Paragas, Operations Manager, Plastic Bank