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Press Release, Plastic Policies

Polluters Bury their Heads in the Sand Instead of Committing to Reduce their Plastic Footprint

by Jed Alegado | October 29, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Nusa Dua (Bali, Indonesia), October 29th — Today at the Our Ocean conference, corporations are yet again refusing to take responsibility for their role in creating and perpetuating the plastic pollution crisis. At a side-event organised by Ocean Conservancy and Circulate Capital, companies exposed as the world’s Top Polluters by the recent […]

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Press Release, Brand Audit

Corporate Leadership Badly Needed to Reverse Plastic Pollution Crisis

by Jed Alegado | October 28, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Bali, Indonesia (October 28, 2018) — On the eve of Our Ocean Conference 2018, the global #breakfreefromplastic movement challenged corporations to  demonstrate real leadership to reverse the plastic pollution crisis instead of making more hollow commitments and empty gestures, which only tend to perpetuate the problem. “To put an end to the […]

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News, Brand Audit, Press Release

#breakfreefromplastic Is Supercharging Coastal Cleanups With Brand Audits To Name Corporate Polluters

by Dawn Marie Elisse Mundo | September 13, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Brand audits highlight citizen action to hold polluters accountable, getting to the root cause of the plastic pollution crisis Break Free From Plastic, the global movement working to stop plastic pollution, is taking coastal cleanups a step further – by naming the brands most responsible for the plastic pollution found on our […]

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News, Plastic Policies, Press Release, Zero Waste Cities

Big brands shamed for plastic pollution at global summit; Green group calls for accountability, drastic reduction

by Jed Alegado | June 6, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT Jed Alegado jed@breakfreefromplastic.org, Claire Arkin, claire@no-burn.org Vancouver, 6 June 2017—At the Global Sustainable Brands Summit today, evidence from brand audits exposed top global manufacturing companies Pepsi, Unilever, Nestle, and Coke amongst the companies most responsible for plastic pollution in India, the Philippines, and Indonesia. Speaking at the summit, Froilan Grate of […]

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Press Release, News, Zero Waste Cities

Corporations Told: Own Up to Global Plastic Crisis

by Jed Alegado | March 8, 2018

BANDUNG, Indonesia (March 8, 2018) — Companies producing and earning from their problematic products should take on the responsibility for the global plastic pollution. “It’s unfair for companies, who earn billions of dollars annually, to pass the burden and responsibility of managing the waste that their products create when cities and communities with limited resources […]

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