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Eco Groups, Environmental Advocates, and Artists Unite Against Senate’s Waste-to-Energy Incineration Bill

by admin | March 5, 2021

Manila, Philippines—Various environmental organizations will join hands on March 6, 2021 (Saturday) at 5pm in a live virtual concert titled Artists for Clean Air to call on the country’s top legislators to scrap the Waste-to-Energy Bill and UPHOLD the Clean Air Act.

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Facing Finance

by Estelle Eonnet | March 5, 2021

(Berlin) March 4, 2021 – Top European banks, including Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank, are contributing massively to global plastic pollution through their billion-dollar investments and financing of the plastics industry, according to Facing Finance’s Dirty Profits report, launched today. None of the banks investigated in the reporthave a comprehensive plastic policy yet, either for chain of production or the consumer goods sector.

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Italian Company Caught Illegally Dumping Plastic and other Municipal Waste in Tunisia

by Estelle Eonnet | March 3, 2021

Demand for the EU and Italy to Ensure Wastes are Returned Immediately Réseau Tunisie Verte – Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives (GAIA) – Basel Action Network (BAN) – Zero Waste Europe (ZWE) – European Environmental Bureau (EEB) – Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL) – Greenpeace MENA – Rethink Plastic alliance (RPa) Brussels, March 3, […]

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New report reveals plastic polluters’ attempt to derail ambitious implementation of EU circular economy targets in Spain

by Estelle Eonnet | March 2, 2021

Spain is at a key decision moment on how it will address the plastics crisis. This year it is expected that the Waste Law and the Royal Containers Decree will be published through which the Spanish government intends to implement the EU waste legislation. As one of the biggest plastic users, Spain is also the second biggest polluter of the Mediterranean Sea and has failed to meet 2020 EU targets on recycling.

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Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals: Effects on Mothers, and Interactions with Lifestyle

by admin | March 1, 2021

During this webinar Alyssa Merrill will discuss how pregnancy is a critical window for the effects of endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) on maternal endocrine and metabolic health. Epidemiological studies indicate that pregnancy is a critical window for EDC exposures, and in support, her animal models indicate EDC exposures during pregnancy reduce estradiol and induce metabolic […]

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