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“Zero Waste Cities Forum” gathers LGUs to take on plastic challenge

by Jed Alegado | January 31, 2019

Officials mull plastic bans and other policies to implement RA 9003, curb plastic pollution Quezon City, 31 January 2019—Hundreds of local government unit (LGU) officials across the country gathered today in a forum in Quezon City to discuss policies that will help bring an end to plastic pollution—and usher in sustainable, Zero Waste Cities in […]


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An Island Crusader Takes On The Big Brands Behind Plastic Waste

by admin | January 16, 2019

by Christopher Joyce. Originally posted in NPR.   Try this: Write a list of every piece of plastic you touch in a day. I did it. I stopped counting at 56 items. Plastic is to our time what wood was for millennia. But unlike wood, most plastic doesn’t go away. It ends up as trash […]


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Zero waste key to achieving circular economy of cities, experts say

by Jed Alegado | March 19, 2018

BANDUNG, Indonesia (March 19, 2018) — Going Zero Waste is the way to go for cities. This has been the conclusion of experts and practitioners in the recently held International Zero Waste Cities Conference in Bandung, Indonesia. With the theme, “Breaking A ‘Linear’ City: Adopting Zero Waste Towards a Circular Economy,” the event gathered experts, […]



#breakfreefromplastic Mediterranean changemakers

by Matt Franklin | February 28, 2018

The beginning of February saw dozens of #breakfreefromplastic campaigners and activists gathering in Marrakech, Morocco looking for new ways to work together change the face of the Mediterranean with their projects. Movement members from Barcelona, to Beirut and most Mediterranean countries in between shared their common culture, love of food and traditional zero waste crafts […]