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Graham Forbes

by admin | January 4, 2020

Global Project Leader at Greenpeace

Graham Forbes leads Greenpeace’s global plastics campaign that aims to stem the flow of plastic pollution into our oceans, waterways and communities by empowering people to hold corporations accountable. He has over 15 years of experience leading successful campaigns on environmental, human rights, labor and social justice issues. Beginning his career as a union organizer […]

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Events

Plastics & Climate: How Single-Use Packaging is Fueling the Crisis

by admin | September 9, 2021

This webinar will feature Judith Enck, President of Beyond Plastics and former Regional Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency under President Obama, who will discuss the nexus between plastic production and climate change, including the immense environmental justice impacts, and Graham Forbes, Global Project Leader of the Plastic-Free Future campaign at Greenpeace, who will […]

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Press Release

Report: Consumer goods companies are missing the mark with false solutions to the plastic pollution crisis

by admin | June 22, 2021

June 22, 2021 —- Top fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) companies are churning out plastic pollution ‘solution’ projects that do very little to solve the plastic pollution crisis. The Break Free From Plastic global movement has tracked and analysed projects that seven major companies and eight alliances claim are part of their response to plastic […]

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Member Stories, News

The #ReuseRevolution is the answer to the plastics crisis

by Graham Forbes | October 16, 2019

Plastic pollution is everywhere. Starting as toxic fossil fuels, then ending up from beaches in Southeast Asia to the remote Antarctic, corporate throwaway culture is harming communities, animals like turtles and seabirds and possibly human health. In response to this global environmental crisis, a growing movement—the Reuse Revolution—is already finding real and innovative solutions focused […]

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News, Press Release

Greenpeace report exposes how multinationals are pretending to solve the plastic crisis

by Greenpeace | October 9, 2019

Washington DC, United States – A Greenpeace USA report released today, Throwing Away the Future: How Companies Still Have It Wrong on Plastic Pollution “Solutions,” warns consumers to be skeptical of the so-called solutions announced by multinational corporations to tackle the plastic pollution crisis. These false solutions, such as switching to paper or ‘bioplastics’ or embracing […]

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