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Move to ban Single Use Plastic in Sri Lanka

by admin | September 21, 2020

The Central Environmental Authority has submitted a proposal to the cabinet to ban the use of Sachet packets containing shampoo and hair gel, plastic drinking straws and plastic water bottles from 2021. In this proposal, the CEA drew special attention to products that were causing enormous Environmental harm. Items such as Sachets used for Shampoo, […]

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Green Groups demand ADB to drop WTE incineration from their Energy Portfolio

by admin | September 16, 2020

Green groups belonging to No Burn Pilipinas demand Asian Development Bank (ADB)  to stop funding waste-to-energy incineration projects especially in Developing Member Countries like the Philippines. In its statement, NBP urges ADB to refrain from investing in incinerators as energy development and waste management strategies that systematically fail to take a “do no harm”, “precautionary” […]

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Faith-based groups, academic institutions, and civil society organizations express alarm over waste to energy incineration proposal

by admin | September 16, 2020

Faith-based groups, academic institutions and other civil society organizations from all over the country expressed their concerns about the government’s plan to allow waste incineration as a solution to manage our garbage problem. During the virtual conference on Wednesday organized by the Global Catholic Climate Movement (GCCM-Pilipinas) and partner organizations, talked about the waste-to-energy law […]

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Environmental groups tell Gatchalian: Quit pushing legalization of waste incineration

by admin | September 16, 2020

Green group warns vs Gatchalian’s Waste-To-Energy incineration proposal; Says move will only benefit the plastics industry and waste management companies Groups belonging to the No Burn Pilipinas alliance today warned against the proposal by Sen, Gatchalian to push incineration under the guise of waste-to-energy projects to deal with the country’s burgeoning waste problems, stressing that […]

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