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More than 67,000 people urge the U.S. Government to support a legally binding Global Plastics Treaty addressing the full life cycle of plastics

by Brett Nadrich | February 16, 2022

#breakfreefromplastic movement members deliver petition signatures to the U.S. Department of State, emphasizing the need for a bold and binding Global Plastics Treaty coming out of UNEA-5.2 (Photo © Tim Aubrey, Greenpeace USA) WASHINGTON — Today, environmental advocates with the #breakfreefromplastic movement met with a staff member from the U.S. Department of State to deliver 67,482 […]

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#breakfreefromplastic Movement Members respond to government announcements ahead of UNEA-5.2

by Brett Nadrich | February 14, 2022

Organizations support government endorsement of a full life cycle approach to a Global Plastics Treaty, urge governments to follow through with legally binding commitments WASHINGTON — Following the announcements from governments, including the United States, France, Canada, and South Korea, supporting a full life cycle approach to a plastics treaty at the One Ocean Summit, […]

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Brand Audit, News

#BrandAudit2019: a call for corporate accountability

by Jane Patton | September 3, 2019

Maybe you’ve seen a tweet about it. Maybe you’ve heard your friends talking about how they did something about it last weekend. Maybe you’re just really tired of seeing the evidence of it all over your home or office, neighborhood streets, or nearby shorelines.    “What’s all this about corporate accountability, anyway?” Plastic pollution is […]

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Plastic Policies, Press Release, UNEA

Tyranny of the Minority Slows International Progress on Addressing Plastic Pollution

by admin | March 15, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 15, 2019 UNEA-4 Agreement Does Not Deliver at Scale and Urgency Needed Nairobi, Kenya – At the 4th session of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA-4), member states of the UN Environment Programme failed to meet expectations to confront the ever-growing plastic-pollution crisis threatening our waterways, ecosystems, and health. At UNEA-4, member […]

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Press Release, Brand Audit

Corporate Leadership Badly Needed to Reverse Plastic Pollution Crisis

by Jed Alegado | October 28, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Bali, Indonesia (October 28, 2018) — On the eve of Our Ocean Conference 2018, the global #breakfreefromplastic movement challenged corporations to  demonstrate real leadership to reverse the plastic pollution crisis instead of making more hollow commitments and empty gestures, which only tend to perpetuate the problem. “To put an end to the […]

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