Kate Noble, No Plastics in Nature Policy Manager, WWF-Australia confirmed as a speaker at GreenPort on 15th February 2023.
Kate will be presenting on Day 1 in session 3 – Collaborative Communities. Her presentation entitled “Clean Ports, Clean Oceans: Improving Port Waste Management in the Philippines” details the solutions conducted with the local communities, such as the improvement of the collection of plastic waste with a local organization called Plastic Bank in Manila, the development of a materials recovery facility in a community next to the port of Batangas, and will share how activities with other stakeholders in the port area have been developed to ensure that they do not negatively impact the communities working in the ports.
Kate is the No Plastics in Nature Policy Manager at WWF. The No Plastics in Nature initiative works to eliminate unnecessary plastics, build a regenerative circular economy for plastics in Australia, and help to drive regional and international action to reduce plastic production, consumption and pollution globally.
Attend GreenPort Congress Oceania, 15-17th February hosted by Port of Newcastle to learn about the integration between ports and the local community.