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Educators for a Plastic-free Future

by admin | September 30, 2022

Break Free From Plastic launched the Plastics Education Training Program MANILA (September 30, 2022) – Today, 110 educators from 32 countries joined the pilot of the Plastic-free Education Training Program launched by #breakfreefromplastic (BFFP). Since 2019, BFFP has been working with administrators, teachers, and students in shifting their schools away from single-use plastic. This year, […]

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Japan’s plastic waste exports – and how to slow them down

by Devayani Khare and Pui Yi Wong | September 23, 2022

Japan has long been Asia’s biggest plastic packaging waste producer. Often lauding Japan for its comprehensive waste management system and clean environment, the international media has turned a blind eye to its continued waste exports to neighbouring countries like Malaysia, Vietnam, and Thailand. Globally, the enforcement of the Basel Convention Plastic Waste Amendments has been […]

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