CCBO Launches New Capacity Building Tool for Local Governments

More than 22 million tons of plastic leak into our aquatic environment each year, the majority from land-based sources in communities and cities that aren’t able to adequately collect and manage local waste.  Local governments have an important role in providing on-the-ground services to control waste and prevent ocean plastic… Read More

Funding Opportunity: Asia Resilient Cities (ARC)

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking applications for acooperative agreement from qualified entities to implement the Asia Resilient Cities (ARC)activity. The ARC activity is a five-year cooperative agreement with the anticipated start of performancearound July 15, 2022. ARC will work with three or more cities… Read More

USAID/Vietnam Action Against Plastic Pollution Notice of Funding Opportunity

The United States Agency for International Development in Vietnam (USAID/Vietnam) is seeking applications from qualified entities to implement the “Vietnam Action Against Plastic Pollution” activity. The overall objective of this activity is to reduce ocean plastic pollution at its source in Vietnam through strategic approaches such as convening stakeholders’ power,… Read More

Request for Information: Vietnam Action Against Plastic Pollution

The United States Government (USG) represented by the Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission in Hanoi, Vietnam, posts this Request for Information (RFI) to inform interested organizations of an upcoming activity, “Vietnam Action Against Plastic Pollution”. This potential five year cooperative agreement, with a total estimated amount of up to… Read More

USAID Municipal Waste Recycling Program Zero Waste Roundtable

The Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives (GAIA), a USAID grantee and leader in the approach, defines “zero waste” as “significantly reducing — and eventually completely eliminating—the amount of resources that we send to disposal.” Mike Alino with GAIA says zero waste is a goal, “something we should aspire to.” This… Read More