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400 organisations demand the world’s 5 biggest plastic polluters switch to reusable packaging for World Refill Day

by Comms Hub | June 15, 2022

A global coalition of over 400 global organisations have joined forces on World Refill Day to demand that the five biggest plastic polluters commit to ‘transparent, ambitious and accountable reuse and refill systems’.  In an open letter, organisations and members of the #breakfreefromplastic movement, including City to Sea (who are behind World Refill Day, the […]

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News, waste imports

Waste Trade Bites: Vietnam Waste Woes

by Devayani Khare and Pui Yi Wong | May 9, 2022

In our last Waste Trade Bites, we highlighted how OECD countries* continue to send plastic waste to non-OECD countries. This means that richer countries are sending their waste to poorer countries. This month, we look into the waste trade between the second richest region in the world (EU-UK) and one recipient country – Vietnam. While […]

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Against Toxic Plastics in Mexico

by Brett Nadrich | May 4, 2022

In its May ecology supplement, the Mexican newspaper La Jornada published their journalistic piece “Against Toxic Plastics: The Circular Economy“, which serves as a comprehensive document on the plastic pollution crisis in Mexico and its perspective in the global context. Led by experts, scientists, and activists in Mexico and from different parts of the world, […]

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Newsletters

April 2022

by admin | April 22, 2022

BFFP Newsletter: BFFP responds to new report, more research on health impacts of plastics… and more!

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Newsletters

March 2022

by admin | April 22, 2022

BFFP Newsletter: So-Called “Chemical Recycling” Exposed, Join the BFFP Youth Summit, Top Plastic Polluters in Tanzania … and more! BFFP Newsletter: Global Plastics Treaty at UNEA-5.2, Responding to Coca-Cola’s New Reusable Target, “People Over Plastic” Season One … and more!  

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