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Back to the Future

by Sherma Benosa, Knowledge Management Officer of GAIA Asia Pacific | July 14, 2020

Glaiza Lee, a writer in her mid-30s, still remembers her family owning and managing a sari-sari store in their home in Caloocan City during the early 1990s. Then a grade school pupil, Glaiza often helped in the store repacking goods and selling them.

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Reusables can be used safely: Over 115 health experts fire back at the plastic industry

by Nina Schrank | June 23, 2020

While the world is rightly preoccupied with tackling COVID-19, oil companies are pushing to produce more single-use plastic than ever before. So what do we need to know about plastic in the age of COVID-19? During these stressful times, we must listen to science not industry lobbyists. The oil and plastics industry wants you to […]

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Recovery funding should not go to waste

by Estelle Eonnet | June 19, 2020

Brussels, 19 June 2020 – Today, European Heads of State and Government are meeting to¬†discuss the Recovery Plan for Europe proposed by the European Commission in May. Rethink Plastic calls on European decision-makers to ensure that recovery funding is used to speed-up the transition to a toxic-free circular economy in Europe, based on reducing our […]

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June 2020

by admin | June 18, 2020

#BreakFreeFromPlastic Newsletter: In Solidarity with #BlackLivesMatter

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