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Environmental NGOs call for hazardous waste exports and “dirty recycling” to end worldwide

by admin | June 8, 2021

BANGKOK/PRAGUE – In recognition of World Environment Day 2021, the NGOs EARTH (1,3) and Arnika (2,3) have called for an end to hazardous waste exports and dirty recycling industries through the universal ratification of the Basel Ban Amendment (4). As the world enters the UN decade of ecosystem restoration, pollution from dirty recycling continues to devastate […]

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Coca-Cola funds endless cleanups, but doesn’t prevent more plastic bottles ending up in our oceans

by admin | June 4, 2021

Coca-Cola partners with The Ocean Cleanup: Break Free From Plastic Reacts FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Brussels – June 4, 2021 The international movement of plastic-fighting NGO’s Break Free From Plastic reacts to the announcement of partnership between top plastic polluter Coca-Cola and The Ocean Cleanup: “If Coca-Cola really wants to solve their plastic bottle pollution, the […]

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Over 100 organizations express opposition to WtE Incineration Bill

by admin | June 4, 2021

Quezon City, Philippines— Civil society groups, informal waste workers associations, faith-based institutions, trade unions, academe and community-based organizations from all over the country called for the withdrawal of Senate Bill No. 1789, also known as the “Waste-to-Energy Act” authored by Senator Sherwin Gatchalian. In a letter sent to the Senate members of the 18th Congress […]

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Members in the Spotlight: Zero Waste Austria

by Lys Mehou-loko | May 27, 2021

Please introduce yourself(-ves) and your organisation?My name is Monique, I am from Austria and I have studied business and administration in Vienna and also in California. I have been working for Zero Waste Austria over a year now and I am in charge of LinkedIn marketing and our sustainable city tours. I am also writing […]

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