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Toxic Texas: Responding to the Plastics Plant Fire in Grand Prairie

by admin | August 20, 2020

Photo Credit: Kathy Kamo August 20, 2020 A massive fire at the Poly-America Facility in Grand Prairie, Texas continues to smolder more than 36 hours after causing a regional emergency. Community advocates and Break Free From Plastic movement leaders call for the closure of the facility and all similarly-dangerous plastic production  facilities. Thick pillars of […]

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Green Groups Denounce Moves in Philippine Congress to Legalize Waste Incineration by Promoting Them as Waste to Energy (WTE) Plants

by admin | July 21, 2020

Quezon City, Philippines (July 21, 2020) —Groups from the No Burn Pilipinas and Break Free From Philippines movement today denounced current moves in Congress to legalize garbage incineration banned under the Clean Air Act, by referring to them as waste-to-energy (WTE) plants while urging both the Senate and the House of Representatives to reject the proposed waste-to-energy bills, which will have the effect of weakening instead of improving existing environmental laws.

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In Global Solidarity with #BlackLivesMatter

by admin | July 20, 2020

#BreakFreeFromPlastic Members around the world will continue to speak out for Justice in deep solidarity with all the leaders and organizations who are helping advance the #BlackLivesMatter Movement.  Social Justice. Racial Justice. Environmental Justice. We believe these are all part of a single, globally-connected Movement for Justice. We are committed to utilizing our platforms responsibly […]

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Reusables can be used safely: Over 115 health experts fire back at the plastic industry

by Nina Schrank | June 23, 2020

While the world is rightly preoccupied with tackling COVID-19, oil companies are pushing to produce more single-use plastic than ever before. So what do we need to know about plastic in the age of COVID-19? During these stressful times, we must listen to science not industry lobbyists. The oil and plastics industry wants you to […]

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