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To break free from plastic is to stop plastic where it starts

by Jed Alegado | September 27, 2018

by Jed Alegado, #breakfreefromplastic Asia-Pacific Communications Officer A report of the Center for Environmental Law (CIEL) states that “99% of plastics are produced from chemicals sourced from fossil fuels.” U.S. plastics production is located in regions near fossil fuel extraction especially in the Gulf Coast, and Appalachia where communities are fighting proposed expansion of the […]

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Clean up the beach… and improve brand image!

by Matt Franklin | September 20, 2018

This article was written by Zero Waste France Director, Flore Berlingen and was kindly translated by a Zero Waste France volunteer. A large-scale operation of abandoned waste collection is set to take place next Saturday, September 15 on World CleanUp Day. On this special occasion, Zero Waste France prepared a series of four articles to gain […]

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Exxon, you’re not listening to Portland, Texas

by admin | September 18, 2018

Written by Errol Summerlin of Portland Citizens United. Article originally posted in Caller Times. Remember all the billboards Exxon had on display?  “We’re listening,” they said. Residents of Portland, the City Council, and the school board told them the location was too near schools and neighborhoods; they didn’t listen, choosing their own interests over ours. We told […]

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A Global Movement Against Gas and Fracking Is Rising

by Matt Franklin | September 17, 2018

This blog was originally posted on Food & Water Europe’s website. Food & Water Europe are a #breakfreefromplastic member and are working to make the connection between fracking and plastic pollution. Along with our partners, Food & Water Europe is part of a global movement against fossil fuel extraction and FOR a sustainable future. This October we […]

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