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Member in the Spotlight for September: Recycling Netwerk Benelux

by Lys Mehou-loko | September 2, 2021

  Please introduce yourself and your organisation My name is Lindsey Wuisan and I am a Strategic Manager for the plastic transition at RNB, based in Utrecht, the Netherlands. RNB is an eNGO with the objective to help reduce our society´s resource use and prevent (plastic) waste, by pushing for ambitious legislation and corporate responsibility. […]

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Eco Groups Welcome Passage of National Single-Use Plastic Regulation

by admin | August 3, 2021

Quezon City, Philippines —The pollution watchdog EcoWaste Coalition lauds the House of Representative for passing a national regulation on single-use plastic, which signifies a first step towards eradicating plastic pollution in the country.  “We welcome the timely passage of House Bill 9147 and we now challenge our Senators to act and pass a stronger national […]

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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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Member in the spotlight – Environmental Investigation Agency

by Lys Mehou-loko | June 30, 2021

Our Ocean work focuses on three threats to the marine environment and biodiversity: plastic pollution, fishing gear, and other threats to marine animals, in particular the commercial exploitation of cetaceans (whales, dolphins and porpoises).

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