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Report: Consumer goods companies are missing the mark with false solutions to the plastic pollution crisis

by admin | June 22, 2021

June 22, 2021 —- Top fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) companies are churning out plastic pollution ‘solution’ projects that do very little to solve the plastic pollution crisis. The Break Free From Plastic global movement has tracked and analysed projects that seven major companies and eight alliances claim are part of their response to plastic […]

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“What We Waste” Report: Top Asian Countries With Sharpest Decline Of Market Share Of Refillables In The Beverage Industry Identified In Landmark Global Report

by admin | April 29, 2021

MANILA/JAKARTA/BANGKOK/NEW DELHI (April 29, 2021) --- Single-use beverage containers are rapidly displacing refillable systems in many parts of the world and resulting in massive increases in wastage and pollution, according to a new landmark report by international non-profit organisation Reloop[1},  which was released in a media briefing together with Changing Markets and #breakfreefromplastic. 

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Newly launched Plastic Atlas Asia edition provides an Asia-focused overview of the plastic pollution crisis

by admin | April 23, 2021

Joint publication also features a chapter on “plastic pandemic” revealing how the oil and gas industry will ramp up plastic production in the coming years  Hong Kong/Philippines/Tokyo/Dhaka/New Delhi (April 22, 2021) — On Earth Day (April 22), the Heinrich Böll Foundation, the Break Free From Plastic movement, and Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) published […]

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Top 3 plastic polluters in Vietnam identified, Vietnam Zero Waste Alliance calls for ‘locking the plastic valve’ in plastics pollution

by admin | March 13, 2021

Da Nang, March 11, 2021 - A recent report shows Coca Cola, PepsiCo, and Nestle as the top 3 plastic polluters in Vietnam.  This is according to the Vietnam Waste Assessment and Brand Audit Report (2018-2020) published by Vietnam Zero Waste Alliance (VZWA) and its member organizations.

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