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Restrict the co-opting of plastic waste imports “repackaged” as feedstock

by admin | September 23, 2022

This brief outlines the case against the use of plastic wastes as “alternative” fuels to be burned for energy which was sent to the Malaysian Department of Environment and Department of National Solid Waste Management on 2 June 2022.

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EARTH call on the Thai government to Ratify the Basel Ban Amendment, End Toxic Waste Imports

by admin | June 28, 2021

Environmental NGO Ecological Alert Recovery – Thailand (EARTH) submitted letters to the Minister of Natural Resources and Environment and the Minister of Industry, calling on the Thai government to ratify the Basel Convention Ban Amendment, which will end the imports of toxic plastic wastes and e-waste into the country and for government agencies to strictly […]

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Re-Exportation of Last Batch of 80 Containers of South Korean Garbage Re-Ignites Call to Ban All Waste Imports

by admin | August 4, 2020

4 August 2020, Quezon City. After sitting in Northern Mindanao for two years, the final batch of 80 container vans of contaminated plastic waste from South Korea are set to sail home this week amid the continuing COVID-19 outbreak. Deceptively declared as “plastic synthetic flakes,” the contaminated plastic waste materials, which arrived in July and […]

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News, Press Release

Groups say goodbye to Canada waste, urge PH government to ban all waste imports immediately

by admin | May 30, 2019

30 May 2019, the Philippines – As the Philippines bid goodbye to the Canadian waste, six years after it was discovered in Philippine ports, environmental groups are calling on the Philippine government to ban all waste imports in the Philippines and ratify the Basel Ban Amendment. This follows the discovery of several other waste shipments […]

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Press Release, waste imports

Green groups call on Southeast Asian governments to resist waste imports

by Jed Alegado | May 24, 2019

MANILA, Philippines (May 24, 2019) — Southeast Asian environmental non-governmental organizations are calling on their respective governments to strictly enforce bans on illegally shipped wastes from developed countries. “The recent news about waste shipments being discovered at the shores of the Philippines, Indonesia, and Malaysia is alarming. When the wealthy nations clean up, it should […]

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