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The Global Plastics En’Treaty: why waste trade to the Asia-Pacific needs to stop

by admin | November 8, 2022

Where: Meetspace A, Artotel Thamrin, Jakarta (map link here) When: 03 November, 2022 at 14:00 – 15:00 Indonesia | 15:00 – 16:00 Malaysia & the Philippines On November 3, 2022, a press briefing was organised by Alianzi Zero Waste Indonesia (AZWI) and Break Free From Plastic (BFFP) to: Highlight the harms caused by plastic waste […]

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The Global Plastics En’Treaty: why waste trade to the Asia-Pacific needs to stop

by admin | October 30, 2022

From 28 November to 2 December 2022, the first session of the intergovernmental negotiating committee (INC) will convene in Uruguay, South America. This session plans to develop an international legally binding instrument on plastic pollution, including in the marine environment - in other words, it will set the tone for the conversation on the Global Plastic Treaty.

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Journalists under attack for their investigative work on global plastic waste trade

by admin | August 9, 2022

On July 27, 2022, independent freelance journalists Vedat Örüç and Elif Kurttaş, were attacked  while visiting an industrial area with dozens of recycling facilities in Adana, Türkiye. According to a post on Twitter by Vedat Örüç, the journalists entered a plastic recycling facility with permission from a facility’s employee. They were working on a story, […]

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Environmental Activists Protest Unilever’s Massive Plastic Sachet Waste Problem

by Comms Hub | June 15, 2022

JAKARTA (15 June 2022) – Environmental activists have gathered outside the Indonesia Convention Exhibition (ICE) Convention Center on Wednesday (June 15), where PT Unilever Indonesia Tbk is having its 2022 annual shareholders meeting, to urge the company to quit sachets. Members of the Alliance for Zero Waste Indonesia (AZWI) brought mannequins dressed up in Unilever-branded […]

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