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Awantika Pal

by admin | April 17, 2020

South Asia Network Organizer

Awantika is the South Asia Network Organizer for the #breakfreefromplastic movement where she is responsible for coordinating the membership network and movement building in the South Asia region. Currently based in Kathmandu, Nepal, Awantika spent some formative years completing her education and gaining valuable work experience in the U.S. With prior work experience in research, capacity […]


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Chemicals in food packaging: a global health threat

by admin | March 9, 2020

Environment groups in Asia Pacific call on policy makers to beef up single-use plastics ban; phase-out toxic chemicals from food packaging; and mandate safe, reusable alternatives Australia/India/Malaysia/Nepal/Philippines—Close to 200 environmental and public health organizations led by the UNWRAPPED Project (UPSTREAM, Zero Waste Europe, and GAIA) released a Call to Action in response to a recently […]