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Beyond Single Use Plastics – Rethink Plastic talkshow

by Matt Franklin | March 27, 2018

On March 27th, Rethink Plastic hosted its second  after-work talkshow in Brussels, in a museum-like environment taking us straight into a plastic-free future.   Rethink Plastic is an alliance of #breakfreefromplastic members working at the European policy level for a future free from plastic pollution. These organisations have come together to co-host a innovative talkshow […]

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Zero waste key to achieving circular economy of cities, experts say

by Jed Alegado | March 19, 2018

BANDUNG, Indonesia (March 19, 2018) — Going Zero Waste is the way to go for cities. This has been the conclusion of experts and practitioners in the recently held International Zero Waste Cities Conference in Bandung, Indonesia. With the theme, “Breaking A ‘Linear’ City: Adopting Zero Waste Towards a Circular Economy,” the event gathered experts, […]

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Global campaign challenges Starbucks to keep its promise to curb plastic pollution, create 100% recyclable cup

by Dawn Marie Elisse Mundo | March 13, 2018

PRESS RELEASE, Monday, March 5, 2018 Leading environmental organizations launch “Starbucks: Break Free From Plastic” campaign to confront coffee giant on its plastic pollution problem prior to annual shareholder meeting in Seattle SEATTLE, WA — Today, more than a dozen leading environmental organizations announced the launch of “Starbucks: Break Free From Plastic” — a global […]

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Plastic Diets in Zero Waste Cities are the Solution to Plastic Pollution

by Dawn Marie Elisse Mundo | March 9, 2018

BANDUNG, Indonesia, March 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — To support the “Three Months Trash-Free Movement” and commemorate the “National Waste Awareness Day 2018”, the Alliance of Zero Waste Indonesia (AZWI) in collaboration with the Directorate General of Waste Management, Hazardous Waste and Hazardous Materials – Ministry of Environment and Forestry, partnered with the West Java Provincial Government, […]

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Corporations Told: Own Up to Global Plastic Crisis

by Jed Alegado | March 8, 2018

BANDUNG, Indonesia (March 8, 2018) — Companies producing and earning from their problematic products should take on the responsibility for the global plastic pollution. “It’s unfair for companies, who earn billions of dollars annually, to pass the burden and responsibility of managing the waste that their products create when cities and communities with limited resources […]

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