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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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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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Incineration, Press Release, Zero Waste Cities

“Do your job and don’t violate the laws,” environmental groups told DENR

by Jed Alegado | January 27, 2019

PRESS RELEASE Quezon City, January 21, 2019–Environmental groups today trooped to the Department on Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) calling Secretary Roy Cimatu to respect the law and refrain from issuing the pending waste-to-energy guidelines which includes sections pertaining to waste-to-energy incineration. The groups, under the alliance No Burn Pilipinas, said issuance of such guidelines […]

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