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Greenpeace calls for Nestle to act over single-use plastics

by Silke Koltrowitz | April 13, 2019

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (Reuters) – Environmental group Greenpeace on Thursday accused Nestle of not doing enough to reduce single-use plastics polluting landfills and oceans. Jennifer Morgan, executive director at Greenpeace International, said the world’s biggest food group should set a target for reducing single-use packaging and invest in alternatives focusing on refill and reuse. “Nestle is […]

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Why I’m joining the Greenpeace ships to fight plastic pollution

by Froilan Grate | March 2, 2019

Plastic pollution might be very visible in the Philippines and other Asian countries, but the crisis started somewhere else. It began in the boardrooms of the top multinational companies when they decided to dump products packaged in single-use, non-recyclable plastic in places where there is no infrastructure to manage them. Guimaras, the name of the […]

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Greenpeace ship campaigns vs plastics

by Leander C. Domingo, TMT | March 2, 2019

THE Rainbow Warrior, Greenpeace’s flagship vessel, will arrive this Friday in Manila for the “Ship the Plastic Back” tour and will join millions of Filipinos rallying against plastic pollution. Angelica Carballo Pago, Greenpeace Southeast Asia-Philippines media campaigner, said the Rainbow Warrior would put a spotlight on how the inaction and irresponsibility of fast-moving consumer goods […]

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Greenpeace Ships Set Sail to Tackle the Global Plastic Pollution Crisis

by Graham Forbes | February 15, 2019

Corporations have created a plastic monster. More than 90 percent of the plastics ever produced have not been recycled, yet corporations have plans to dramatically increase their production of plastic packaging. With plastic production set to quadruple by 2050, recycling can never be enough to solve this problem. But the global movement to hold these corporations accountable is growing. […]

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Black Friday is frying the planet, join Make SMTHNG Week instead: Greenpeace

by Jed Alegado | November 23, 2018

Hamburg, Germany, 22 November 2018 – To disrupt Black Friday and Cyber Monday as major international moments for consumerism, Greenpeace and partners launch MAKE SMTHNG Week (November 23 – December 2). With more than 300 events in 41 countries, MAKE SMTHNG Week asks people to #BuyNothing and #MakeSmthng instead. “We are already drowning in stuff […]

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