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Excess Baggage: Reducing Plastic Bag Waste in Cambodia, Summary of Research Report

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Excess Baggage: Reducing Plastic Bag Waste in  Cambodia, Summary of Research Report
Type: Reports
Year: 2015
Language: English
Country: Cambodia
The use of plastic bags is deep rooted in the lives of Cambodians. Plastic bags offer a convenience that manifests itself in a number of unique ways - on the streets, at the markets and at homes.

FOCUS OF THIS REPORT

• Codify the different uses of plastic bags in a way that can be framed as ‘cases’ for design of alternatives.• Map systems, users and actors, user attitudes and behaviors relevant to plastic bag use.
• Map the different types of bags available locally and understand their usage and contribution to waste.
• Define impact from plastic bag usage and identify criteria that can help prioritize cases for design.

• Identify potential themes for interventions for the prioritized set of plastic bag uses.