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Member story: China Zero Waste Alliance

by admin | September 18, 2022

As a customer, you’re probably aware that most of the products you use daily — from high-end smartphones to low-cost holiday decorations — are manufactured in China. Yes, everything is manufactured in China. However, you may be unaware that China is also a significant contributor to global plastic pollution. In fact, China is the world’s […]

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See how a school from Brazil is using brand audits to become a plastic-free campus

by Rafael Eudes | September 15, 2022

Photo credit: Franco Brasileiro School. Bottles, bags, straws, wrappers. A single word signifies items so common in our routine: plastic. Every #PlasticFreeJuly questions about the use of these materials are raised. What impact do they have on the environment? Where do they go after being discarded? How can they be reused in daily life? Franco […]

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Member in the Spotlight: CIEL

by Bethany Spendlove Keeley | August 12, 2022

Rachel Radvany on why the Global Plastics Treaty matters for youth around the world Introduction: Introduce yourself and your organisation and where you are based. How old you are and what has gotten you to work on plastic. My name is Rachel Radvany and I work for the Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL). CIEL […]

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Member in the Spotlight: No Plastic In My Sea

by admin | July 15, 2022

Please introduce yourself(-ves) and your organisation? I am Muriel Papin, the head of the NGO No Plastic In My Sea. We are a French organisation, based in Paris, whose mission is to tackle plastic pollution at source. We raise awareness about the strong correlation between plastic pollution and plastic overproduction and campaign to create conditions […]

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Member in the Spotlight: FoE Croatia

by Bethany Spendlove Keeley | April 12, 2022

My name is Ana Marija Mileusnić (or just Ana) and I work in an organisation called Zelena akcija / FoE Croatia based in Zagreb, Croatia. Zelena akcija was founded in 1990 and it is the oldest environmental organisation in Croatia. The organisation has been a member of #breakfreefromplastic (BFFP) movement since 2017 and ever since […]

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