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New report from Climate Tracker and Break Free from Plastic shines light on media coverage of plastics in Southeast Asia

by admin | July 9, 2021

On June 30, 2021, Climate Tracker and Break Free from Plastic launched a report titled The Plastic Pandemic: Has COVID-19 Shifted the Media Discourse on Plastics in Southeast Asia?, which assessed media coverage of plastics in Southeast Asia before and during the COVID-19 pandemic.  The report, which is the first of its kind as it […]

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Kenya civil society comes together to launch zero plastics coalition

by Patricia Kombo | July 2, 2021

On March 24th the Centre For Environment Justice and Development held a consultative meeting with grassroots organizations and other stakeholders in the waste management sector with support from Break Free From Plastic. The goal of the meeting was to deliberate on the need to form a unified civil society voice to champion plastic pollution reduction […]

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[Webinar] Tackling the A-Z Impacts of Plastic: Protecting Democracy

by admin | June 9, 2021

The Tackling the A-Z Impacts of Plastic team will be hosting an event with some incredible panelists speaking to how the petrochemical and plastics industry contributes to the erosion of our democracy at the local, state, and federal level in the USA and what you can do to stop it. Learn how anti-protest bills, preemption […]

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Digital book launch: “Unpacked! Plastic, Waste, & Me”

by admin | June 7, 2021

In recent years, we have seen a number of developments that would suggest decision-makers recognise that waste incineration is incompatible with long-term climate goals. Yet does this match with the reality on the ground? Are we still living through a time of waste incineration within a linear economy, or are we entering an age of […]

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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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