Sachet Economy: Big Problems in Small Packets

Lead Organization: Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives (GAIA) Asia Pacific

Author: Catherine Liamzon, Sherma Benosa, Miko Aliño, Beau Baconguis


The report Sachet Economy: Big Problems in Small Packets looks into the sachet economy in the Philippines that continues to add to and worsen the growing plastics pollution problem, how the big businesses corrupted Filipino’s tingi culture, and a new study by the Research Center for Social Sciences and Education of the University of Santo Tomas that looks into the public attitude towards plastic pollution. The report presents new findings and recommendations for companies and policymakers to address the onslaught of plastic sachet waste in the Philippines.