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Plastic producers could market single-use items as reusable to dodge EU ban

by Matt Franklin | October 10, 2018

European Parliament must close loopholes, say campaigners.   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Brussels, 10/10/2018 Producers could simply market items like throwaway plastic cups as reusable, under changes to a draft EU laws on single-use plastics tabled today in the European Parliament, the Rethink Plastic alliance of NGOs has warned. The European Parliament’s environment committee voted on […]

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News, Member Stories

Work Together to Tackle Plastic Pollution—Plastic Solution Forum hosted in Beijing

by admin | October 5, 2018

On September 19, 2018, the Beijing Plastic Solution Forum, jointly organized by Break Free from Plastic Movement China(BFFPC), China Zero Waste Alliance(CZWA), World Wide Fund (WWF), and Beijing Zero Waste, was hosted in Tsinghua University. Above 90 participants from environmental protection organizations, enterprises, experts and individuals who keep eyes on plastic pollution were invited to […]

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News, Press Release

GAIA Response to World Bank Report, “What a Waste 2.0”

by admin | October 4, 2018

For Immediate Release October 2, 2018 Contact: Claire Arkin, Campaign and Communications Associate, GAIA, claire@no-burn.org, 510-883-9490 ext: 111 Experts Urge Drastic Waste Reduction Measures Following Release of World Bank Waste Report FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 2, 2018, 10:00 am Pacific Standard Time The new World Bank report, “What a Waste 2.0,” gives a clear and […]

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News, Press Release

100 KG Plastic Wastes Collected from Dhanmondi Lake Area

by admin | September 25, 2018

Written by Mohammad Nazimuzzaman of ESDO PRESS RELEASE, WORLD CLEAN-UP DAY 2018 Dhanmondi, Dhaka- 19 th September 2018 Plastic pollution in city water bodies has been creating havoc to our life and nature. Within one and half an hour, around 100 KG single use-plastic wastes were collected from Dhanmondi lake area in Dhaka. Fifty volunteers from […]

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News, Brand Audit

UMD students join #breakfreefromplastic

by admin | September 22, 2018

by The Standard-Times DARTMOUTH — UMass Dartmouth PIRG students joined Break Free From Plastic, the global movement working to stop plastic pollution, in taking coastal and neighborhood cleanups a step further by naming the brands most responsible for the plastic pollution, according to a news release. From Sept. 9-15, groups under the #breakfreefromplastic banner have […]

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