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March 2021

by admin | May 18, 2021

BFFP Newsletter: The Plastic Crisis in Spain, UN Experts Denounce Environmental Racism in “Cancer Alley”, Top Polluters in Vietnam, and more… BFFP Newsletter: What do we celebrate on Global Recycling Day?, Malaysia is Not a Garbage Dump, U.S. Plastic Waste Exports, and more…

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Members in the Spotlight: Global 2000

by Lys Mehou-loko | May 3, 2021

Q1 – Please introduce yourself(-ves) and your organisation? GLOBAL 2000 is an independent environmental protection organisation in Austria based in Vienna. It all started in 1982, when six activists took an environmental study of the time, the first environmental report in history called “Global 2000”, as a model and began to shape Austria’s environmental policy. […]

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COVID-19 and the False Promises of Plastics

by Janssen Calvelo, Southeast Asia Network Organizer, #breakfreefromplastic | April 23, 2021

Plastic Flood Amid the Pandemic The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically caused an increase in plastic consumption globally. This has been necessitated by the need to safeguard ordinary people and communities from the transmission of COVID-19. The result, however, is a dramatic increase in masks, syringes, gloves, and other PPEs. Recently, plastic syringes have been found […]

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