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BRANDED Vollume III: Demanding Corporate Accountability

by admin | March 22, 2021

“BRANDED Volume III: Demanding Corporate Accountability for Plastic Pollution” is out, revealing the Top 10 Corporate Plastic Polluters of 2020. This year’s report features a Special Edition: Waste Picker Brand Audits as we put the spotlight on waste pickers around the globe and their vital contribution to managing the world’s plastic pollution crisis. BRANDED Volume […]

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Malaysia is not a Garbage Dump

by admin | March 22, 2021

China’s ban on waste materials disrupted the global market for recyclable material, leading to an influx of waste to Southeast Asian countries. Research was carried out from November 2019 to March 2021 to examine the value chains of the import, transport, and processing of plastic waste in recycling facilities in Malaysia, and to trace the […]

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Illegal shipments of Italian municipal waste to Tunisia

by admin | March 22, 2021

Italy’s shipments of municipal waste to Tunisia in 2020 shine a spotlight on persisting abuses in the global trade in plastic and other waste. In particular, this scandal highlights the role of problematic EU waste code 19 12 12 in these illegal shipments.

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More trash, more cash: who is really behind the plastic crisis in Spain?

by admin | March 22, 2021

The latest investigation reveals how the plastic polluters have successfully prevented any attempts to reform the Spanish waste management system for years and are now once again gearing up to derail meaningful implementation of the Single Use Plastics (SUP) Directive. The latest attempt to derail real solutions, such as DRS and reuse targets, is spearheaded […]

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Zero Waste and Economic Recovery: The Job Creation Potential Of Zero Waste Solutions,

by admin | March 22, 2021

Employment opportunities are important in any economy, and especially in times of economic downturn. As governments and the private sector invest in economic recovery strategies, particularly “green” or climateneutral approaches, it is important to evaluate their employment potential. C40 estimates that the waste management sector has the potential to create 2.9 million jobs in its […]

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