This report provides an overview of the current situation of plastic waste generation, handling, and management in Sri Lanka, including the legal framework available to address the issue. It also includes a public perception survey on plastic waste management in the country. The report is based on literature surveys, interviews conducted with public, and stakeholder meetings conducted with plastic producers, waste collection companies, several government agencies, and experts.
Report is related to the Sustainable goals 3, 11,12,14
CEJ, who created this report, also has produced a video on the plastic life-cycle, which can be viewed at: https://youtu.be/fem5ZZZZsQY
We gratefully acknowledge IPEN for the financial support provided in completing this work, especially the IPEN South Asia Hub Coordinator, Tripti Arora, and all those who contributed to making this work a success.