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ASEAN Waste Trade Report

by admin | July 29, 2021

Register here. The global waste trade has clear implications for countries in the ASEAN region. Despite the existing international & national legal frameworks, SEA countries continue to be at risk of the influx of legal & illegal waste from the developed and industrialized world, with current legal and policy actions insufficient to stop the entry […]

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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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Groups renew calls for stronger environmental protection amid Clean Air Act anniversary

by admin | June 28, 2021

Quezon City, Philippines— Environmental organizations, civil-society groups, faith-based institutions, academe, and community-based organizations are calling on the government for effective and sustainable environmental protection during the anniversary of the passage of the Clean Air Act into law on June 23. The Act prohibits the use of incinerators for waste disposal. The Philippines is the first […]

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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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