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PLASTIC MONSTER APPEARS AND THREATENS THE EARTH

by admin | July 24, 2019

Jakarta, 21st of July 2019. The current condition of waste in Indonesia is very tense. Of the 60 million tons of waste produced, 15 percent is plastic waste which not only floods the landfill, but also the ocean of Indonesia. Based on World Bank data in 2018, 87 coastal cities in Indonesia contribute 2 million tons […]

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News, Plastic Policies, Press Release

Supreme Court: Local Governments Can Ban Single-Use Plastics

by Alliance of Zero Waste Indonesia | July 24, 2019

Jakarta, 17th of July 2019. On Thursday, 23rd of May 2019, the Supreme Court through the Court Decision Number 29 P/HUM/2019 decided to reject the judicial review from the Indonesian Plastic Recycling Association (ADUPI), CV Cahya Jaya, and PT Hartono Sinar Cemerlang Plasindo. The Supreme Court ruled that Bali Governor Regulation No. 97 of 2018 […]

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Brand Audit, Member Stories, News

The Annual Report Of Plastic Bottle Brand Research – Half Of The Bottles Belongs To Local Brands While The Other Half Belongs To Mainland Chinese Brands (Video Of Short-Lived Plastic Brand Survey Attached)

by admin | June 26, 2019

(2 June 2019 Press release) Worldwide, over 8 million tonnes of plastic waste is dumped into the oceans every year, and beverage plastic bottles are the most commonly found type of waste during beach clean-up activities that serve as a good indicator of marine plastic waste. The Green Earth has launched the ‘Short-Lived Plastic’ Plastic […]

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EU moves to ban microplastics in most products

by Matt Franklin | January 30, 2019

(Photo by MPCA Photos)   This press release was originally issued by the Rethink Plastic alliance. The European policy alliance of the #breakfreefromplastic movement. Brussels, 30 January 2019 – The EU will use its powerful chemical laws to stop most microplastics and microbeads being added to cosmetics, paints, detergents, some farm, medical and other products, according to […]

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