Singapore's Circulate Capital is dedicating half of its $106m “ocean fund" to India

From discarded debit cards to packaging material, plastic waste is choking up our streets and oceans. Covid-19 and lockdowns made it worse as throwaways increased while collections got disrupted.

India generates around 10 million tonnes of plastic waste a year, 40% of which is not even collected, let alone being recycled. This is not just a massive problem but also an opportunity to create value from waste, with tech innovations.

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