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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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News, Press Release

Students and Schools Lead Global Revolt Against Single-Use Plastics

by Jed Alegado | May 7, 2020

May 7, 2020 —–  Youth leaders from around the world today reaffirmed their commitment to a plastic-free future as Break Free From Plastic (BFFP) digitally launched the global Plastic-free Campuses program. The initiative seeks to create a worldwide network of schools and universities repudiating single-use plastic and promoting alternative systems. The campaign has already gained […]

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Member Stories, News, Plastic Policies

Green groups question Government’s sinister moves to lift the ban on incineration

by admin | December 19, 2019

(Quezon City, Philippines, December 16, 2019)—Environment groups today lambasted the Philippine government’s moves to lift the anti-incineration provisions of the Clean Air Act and Ecological Solid Waste Management Act. On November 13, the bills amending these laws  passed at the committee level in Congress to make way for thermal waste-to-energy facilities, which are essentially still […]

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Member Stories, News

Green groups to DENR: Stop being an apologist for the plastics industry!

by admin | November 14, 2019

Plastic Monster-in-the-box installations delivered at the DENR headquarters Quezon City, Philippines (November 14, 2019) — Environmental groups belonging to the global #breakfreefromplastic movement today delivered monstrous plastic installations at the  Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) to expose the agency’s hypocritical and pro-industry stance on plastic pollution.  Representatives of environmental organizations Ecowaste Coalition, Greenpeace […]

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Brand Audit, Press Release

Coca-Cola, Nestlé and PepsiCo named top plastic polluters for the second year in a row

by Matt Franklin | October 23, 2019

October 23, 2019 Manila, Philippines – Coca-Cola, Nestlé, and PepsiCo are the top 3 most identified companies in global brand audits for the second year in a row, according to a new report “BRANDED Volume II: Identifying the World’s Top Corporate Plastic Polluters.” Four hundred and eighty-four cleanups in over 50 countries and 6 continents, […]

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