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Ahead of a Winter Energy Crisis, the EU Needs to Cut Plastic Production

by admin | September 23, 2022

New report reveals the urgency to cut plastic production to reduce the European Union’s dependence on fossil fuels and Russian oil and gas BRUSSELS – As the EU faces a looming gas shortage, EU countries are looking to consumers to shoulder the brunt of reductions and are pursuing deals to secure new fossil fuel supplies. At […]

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CMA CGM Group Urged to Abandon Plastic Bricks, Support Plastic Bans and Zero Waste Systems Instead

by admin | September 23, 2022

Manila – The Break Free From Plastic movement calls out the shipping company CMA CGM Group for taking one step forward, two steps back in their latest decision to invest in downcycling projects to address plastic pollution. On 15 September 2022, CMA CGM renewed their three-year partnership with the Plastic Flamingo (PLAF) to continue production […]

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More Than 200 Organizations Urge Congress to Reject Federal Plastic Burning Legislation

by Brett Nadrich | September 20, 2022

For Immediate Release – September 19, 2022 More Than 200 Organizations Urge Congress to Reject Federal Plastic Burning Legislation Advocates warn Congress that industry-sponsored “advanced recycling” legislation will imperil public health and perpetuate the global plastic pollution crisis WASHINGTON – A coalition of more than 200 organizations from around the United States submitted letters to […]

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Member Stories, News

Member story: China Zero Waste Alliance

by admin | September 18, 2022

As a customer, you’re probably aware that most of the products you use daily — from high-end smartphones to low-cost holiday decorations — are manufactured in China. Yes, everything is manufactured in China. However, you may be unaware that China is also a significant contributor to global plastic pollution. In fact, China is the world’s […]

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