Pacific Resource Infrastructure Facility (PRIF)

Established in 2008 to provide technical assistance, research and knowledge products on key infrastructure issues to Pacific island countries

and as a coordination facility for the principal development partners in the region.

Waste Management

Regulating Plastics in Pacific Island Countries a guide for policymakers and legislative drafters

Next to climate change, plastics arguably represent the greatest environmental threat facing the planet today. In response, Pacific Island Countries (PICs) are working to become world leaders in the management and regulation of plastics in their region.
 
This guide contains the policy foundations and high-level policy settings for key areas of plastics regulation. Policymakers and legislative drafters in relevant PICs can use this guide to inform, develop and expand on laws to regulate the production, use, and disposal of plastics.
 

Pacific Regional Action Plan MARINE LITTER 2018-2025

This Action Plan sets out the policy context and key actions to minimize marine litter across the Pacific Island Countries and Territories. The scope of the Action Plan is intentionally focused on the Pacific Island Countries and Territories. It does not include mechanisms to drive change beyond the region’s capacity. The transboundary nature of marine litter brings to the fore that “waste is everyone’s problem and everyone’s responsibility”.

This flyer outlines the status of solid waste management in Nauru and recommends key points for action to address challenges facing the country related to solid waste management.

This flyer outlines the status of solid waste management in Palau and recommends key points for action to address challenges facing the country related to solid waste management.