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Journalists under attack for their investigative work on global plastic waste trade

by admin | August 9, 2022

On July 27, 2022, independent freelance journalists Vedat Örüç and Elif Kurttaş, were attacked  while visiting an industrial area with dozens of recycling facilities in Adana, Türkiye. According to a post on Twitter by Vedat Örüç, the journalists entered a plastic recycling facility with permission from a facility’s employee. They were working on a story, […]

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Trashed – a briefing paper on plastic waste trade in Asia Pacific

by admin | June 23, 2022

In the wake of UNEA 5.2, as global leaders work towards an international legally binding agreement to end plastic pollution, the issue of plastic waste trade is largely ignored. This briefing paper tackles the elephant in the room, with a focus on issues in Asia Pacific, to make a case for issuing stringent controls to protect weaker […]

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The Plastic Waste Trade

by admin | June 1, 2022

Top exporters such as the United States, Germany, the UK, Japan and Australia are placing a disproportionate toxic burden on the environment and communities in importing countries. A Global Plastics Treaty can enact stricter measures on the waste trade to prevent environmental injustices.

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