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Oil and gas, Press Release

Global Environmental Activists Ask UN to Support Worldwide Fracking Ban

by Matt Franklin | March 5, 2020

Group represents frontline communities from Europe, Mexico and Pennsylvania, along with researchers and international climate campaigners New York, NY — A group of environmental activists, public health professionals and campaigners who are fighting fracking, climate change, petrochemicals and plastic pollution met with the United Nations to discuss the harms and threats of gas drilling and […]

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Member Stories, News

Immediate and massive rejection to Coca Cola advertisements

by admin | February 7, 2020

Coca-Cola recently released several TV ads, which were strongly criticized in social media. Two of them, in particular, refer to environmental problems: global warming and forest fires in one of them and the problem of waste, in the other. Just a few days before, the company declared in Davos that it won’t stop using single-use […]

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Member Stories, News, Plastic Policies

Plastic-pollution bills gain steam on Capitol Hill

by Brian Dabbs | January 27, 2020

A bipartisan bill to boost plastics recycling could soon find its way to the president’s desk, but a more controversial package is dividing lawmakers and stakeholders.   A multi-track effort is afoot in the House to rein in the staggering 8 million tons of plastic dumped into oceans each year. Lawmakers in the lower chamber are […]

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News, Plastic Policies

China Intensifies Campaign Against Plastic Pollution

by Li You | January 22, 2020

Though experts describe the new policy as a “milestone,” they also believe encouraging the use of biodegradable plastics is equally damaging to the environment. China plans to ban the production of certain single-use plastic items by the end of this year to curb the amount of waste clogging the country’s landfills and waterways. According to […]

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Member Stories, News, Plastic Policies

Malaysia sends back 3,737 metric tonnes of plastic waste, to repatriate more this year

by Opalyn Mok | January 21, 2020

SEBERANG PERAI, Jan 20 — Malaysia sent 150 containers of plastic waste weighing about 3,737 metric tonnes back to its 13 countries of origin since the third quarter of 2019, said Minister for Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Yeo Bee Yin. She said France and United Kingdom have been co-operative in the process; […]

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