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New Investments in Plastic Deserve Greater Scrutiny

by Dawn Marie Elisse Mundo | April 6, 2018

Industry is currently investing billions in capacity to expand plastic production. But as the world phases out fossil fuels and awareness of the dangers of plastics increases, it begs the question: Is plastic production a good long-term investment? Around the world, countries, cities, and individuals are ramping up efforts to phase out fossil fuels, but […]


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Photo Essay: Playgrounds and Pollution

by admin | April 4, 2018

ExxonMobil’s Baytown Complex, as seen from a playground directly across the street.   Alison’s Toxic Tour of Houston and its horrifying array of polluting facilities near homes and schools. Here’s what that means for you.   Toxic Tour: Why Houston? Last week in Houston, Texas I was fortunate enough go on an alarming but thoroughly enlightening […]


Press Release, News, Zero Waste Cities, Zero Waste Lifestyle

Plastic Diets in Zero Waste Cities are the Solution to Plastic Pollution

by Dawn Marie Elisse Mundo | March 9, 2018

BANDUNG, Indonesia, March 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — To support the “Three Months Trash-Free Movement” and commemorate the “National Waste Awareness Day 2018”, the Alliance of Zero Waste Indonesia (AZWI) in collaboration with the Directorate General of Waste Management, Hazardous Waste and Hazardous Materials – Ministry of Environment and Forestry, partnered with the West Java Provincial Government, […]


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Ocean Plastics Tour Signals Change for New Zealand

by admin | February 12, 2018

PRESS RELEASE THE PURE TOUR 12 February 2018. Our oceans need fixing, and Aotearoa is ready to play its part, says environmentalist and Indigenous rights advocate Tina Ngata. A national tour of speaking engagements with global ocean plastics experts Marcus Eriksen and Anna Cummins from the 5 Gyres Institute and Raquelle De Vine from Algalita […]