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Celebrating Zero Waste in Asia Pacific

by Janssen Calvelo, Southeast Asia Network Organizer, #breakfreefromplastic | March 10, 2021

As governments plan for the post-pandemic transition, the need to build more sustainable local economies, strengthen public health, and use resources efficiently is necessary now more than ever. Overwhelming evidence of the throwaway culture has shown that we must reevaluate how we handle our waste management systems, especially during such times of global upheaval where ordinary environmental health efforts cannot address the demands of the current situation.

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Global Day of Action

by admin | March 9, 2021

We are inviting you to take part in achieving the change we want to see – to go beyond recovery, to a future where zero waste practices drive clean air and water, more and better jobs, and a healthy environment for our families and communities, where nothing and no one is wasted. Join the Global […]

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Press Release

Eco Groups, Environmental Advocates, and Artists Unite Against Senate’s Waste-to-Energy Incineration Bill

by admin | March 5, 2021

Manila, Philippines—Various environmental organizations will join hands on March 6, 2021 (Saturday) at 5pm in a live virtual concert titled Artists for Clean Air to call on the country’s top legislators to scrap the Waste-to-Energy Bill and UPHOLD the Clean Air Act.

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Press Release

Facing Finance

by Estelle Eonnet | March 5, 2021

(Berlin) March 4, 2021 – Top European banks, including Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank, are contributing massively to global plastic pollution through their billion-dollar investments and financing of the plastics industry, according to Facing Finance’s Dirty Profits report, launched today. None of the banks investigated in the reporthave a comprehensive plastic policy yet, either for chain of production or the consumer goods sector.

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Press Release

Italian Company Caught Illegally Dumping Plastic and other Municipal Waste in Tunisia

by Estelle Eonnet | March 3, 2021

Demand for the EU and Italy to Ensure Wastes are Returned Immediately Réseau Tunisie Verte – Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives (GAIA) – Basel Action Network (BAN) – Zero Waste Europe (ZWE) – European Environmental Bureau (EEB) – Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL) – Greenpeace MENA – Rethink Plastic alliance (RPa) Brussels, March 3, […]

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