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Jed Alegado

by admin | April 24, 2020

Senior Communications Officer, Asia Pacific

Jed is the Senior Communications Officer for Asia Pacific of #breakfreefromplastic. Since joining the movement in 2017, he has been instrumental in leading Asia Pacific’s communications work and in organizing capacity-building workshops on communications and campaigning for members in the region.  Prior to this role, he has worked with several non-government organizations namely in the […]

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“What We Waste” Report: Top Asian Countries With Sharpest Decline Of Market Share Of Refillables In The Beverage Industry Identified In Landmark Global Report

by admin | April 29, 2021

MANILA/JAKARTA/BANGKOK/NEW DELHI (April 29, 2021) --- Single-use beverage containers are rapidly displacing refillable systems in many parts of the world and resulting in massive increases in wastage and pollution, according to a new landmark report by international non-profit organisation Reloop[1},  which was released in a media briefing together with Changing Markets and #breakfreefromplastic. 

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Newly launched Plastic Atlas Asia edition provides an Asia-focused overview of the plastic pollution crisis

by admin | April 23, 2021

Joint publication also features a chapter on “plastic pandemic” revealing how the oil and gas industry will ramp up plastic production in the coming years  Hong Kong/Philippines/Tokyo/Dhaka/New Delhi (April 22, 2021) — On Earth Day (April 22), the Heinrich Böll Foundation, the Break Free From Plastic movement, and Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) published […]

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Top 3 plastic polluters in Vietnam identified, Vietnam Zero Waste Alliance calls for ‘locking the plastic valve’ in plastics pollution

by admin | March 13, 2021

Da Nang, March 11, 2021 - A recent report shows Coca Cola, PepsiCo, and Nestle as the top 3 plastic polluters in Vietnam.  This is according to the Vietnam Waste Assessment and Brand Audit Report (2018-2020) published by Vietnam Zero Waste Alliance (VZWA) and its member organizations.

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