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Major Progress Towards a Legally Binding Plastics Treaty Covering the Full Life Cycle at UNEA-5.2

by Comms Hub | March 2, 2022

Governments take action to address plastics at every stage—from extraction, production, use, and disposal to remediation—during the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA-5.2). Nairobi, Kenya – The global #breakfreefromplastic movement today hailed the adoption of a landmark mandate calling for the development of a global treaty on plastics, which has been adopted upon conclusion of the […]

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Press Release

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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Reports

Illegal shipments of Italian municipal waste to Tunisia

by admin | March 22, 2021

Italy’s shipments of municipal waste to Tunisia in 2020 shine a spotlight on persisting abuses in the global trade in plastic and other waste. In particular, this scandal highlights the role of problematic EU waste code 19 12 12 in these illegal shipments.

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Press Release

Italian Company Caught Illegally Dumping Plastic and other Municipal Waste in Tunisia

by Estelle Eonnet | March 3, 2021

Demand for the EU and Italy to Ensure Wastes are Returned Immediately Réseau Tunisie Verte – Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives (GAIA) – Basel Action Network (BAN) – Zero Waste Europe (ZWE) – European Environmental Bureau (EEB) – Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL) – Greenpeace MENA – Rethink Plastic alliance (RPa) Brussels, March 3, […]

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News

Environmental groups tell Gatchalian: Quit pushing legalization of waste incineration

by admin | September 16, 2020

Green group warns vs Gatchalian’s Waste-To-Energy incineration proposal; Says move will only benefit the plastics industry and waste management companies Groups belonging to the No Burn Pilipinas alliance today warned against the proposal by Sen, Gatchalian to push incineration under the guise of waste-to-energy projects to deal with the country’s burgeoning waste problems, stressing that […]

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