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Member Stories, Brand Audit

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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News, Member Stories, Plastic Policies

Inside the global war on plastic pollution

by admin | September 11, 2018

Written by Joel Makower. Article originally posted in Green Biz. Part One of a two-part series. It is, in many ways, something out of the blue that everyone could see coming: an all-out battle against plastics, or at least plastic waste. It’s a fight that’s been brewing for years — decades, even. Indeed, its beginnings […]

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Starbucks CEO Invited To See Where Strawless Lid Will Actually End Up

by Dawn Marie Elisse Mundo | July 25, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Recyclers and Zero-Waste Advocates Debunk Starbucks’ Claims that New Lid Will Be “Recycled” The #breakfreefromplastic global movement invites Starbucks CEO Kevin Thompson to see where Starbucks trash ends up: much of it across South East Asia. In an effort to quell growing concerns about Starbucks wasteful packaging, the company just announced to […]

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Member Stories

Industry needs to step up its game and design plastic out of our systems

by admin | July 15, 2018

Informal waste workers of Mumbai sorting through and separating the recyclables. Pic Credit: Pratibha Sharma Why the Maharashtra plastic ban requires a closer look… By: Pratibha Sharma, India Regional Coordinator, GAIA Asia Pacific Maharashtra’s plastic ban can be seen as a step closer to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s pledge to end the use of single-use […]

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Press Release, News, Plastic Policies

Plastic pollution: countries show their true colours on the International Plastic Bag Free Day

by Matt Franklin | July 3, 2018

For immediate release: Brussels, 3/07/18  Press Contacts: Ariadna Rodrigo, Product Policy Campaigner, Zero Waste Europe: ariadna@zerowasteeurope.eu  +32 489 677 686 Justine Maillot, European Affairs Officer, Surfrider Foundation Europe: jmaillot@surfrider.eu  +32 487 169 453   On #plasticbagfreeday, we call on Member States to put an end to plastic bag pollution, in line with the EU #plasticsstrategy & the […]

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