Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Undersecretary for Finance, Information Systems and Climate Change Analiza Rebuelta-Teh (2nd from left) discusses with National Solid Waste Management Commission Vice Chair Crispian Lao (leftmost) and Nestle Philippines Senior Vice President Head of Corporate Affairs Jose Uy III (2nd from right) during the roundtable discussion event entitled “Rethinking Plastics: EPR Paving the Way Towards Circularity”. Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia Senior Adviser to the President on Environmental Issues, Regional Knowledge Centre for Marine Plastic Debris Michikazu Kojirma also joined the panel discussion via online while Eco-Business Country Director Philippines and Assistant Director for Partnerships Ping Manongdo (rightmost) moderated the dialogue. Among the key points discussed are the need for private-public sector collaboration, recycling and recovery infrastructure, right technology, incentive mechanism to compliant enterprises, and the establishment of an EPR audit and accreditation system. The event is co-presented by the DENR and Nestle Philippines and organized by Eco-Business.#