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#breakfreefromplastic Movement Responds to the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s Report on Addressing Flexible Packaging

by admin | March 31, 2022

Manila – Today, the Ellen MacArthur Foundation (EMF) released a new report entitled “Flexible packaging: The urgent actions needed to deliver circular economy solutions”, which focuses on flexible packaging as the fastest-growing plastic packaging category. This form of packaging is almost uniformly single-use, with high rates of leakage into the environment and very low recycling […]

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Major Progress Towards a Legally Binding Plastics Treaty Covering the Full Life Cycle at UNEA-5.2

by Comms Hub | March 2, 2022

Governments take action to address plastics at every stage—from extraction, production, use, and disposal to remediation—during the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA-5.2). Nairobi, Kenya – The global #breakfreefromplastic movement today hailed the adoption of a landmark mandate calling for the development of a global treaty on plastics, which has been adopted upon conclusion of the […]

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200 groups urge govts in Asia-Pacific to sign global plastics treaty

by admin | March 1, 2022

Groups highlight key waste trade issues to watch out for Manila/Bangkok/New Delhi (February 24, 2022) — More than two hundred environmental groups belonging to the Break Free From Plastic movement in the Asia-Pacific region are urging their respective governments to support the call towards a new binding legal instrument that will cover the entire life cycle of plastics […]

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More than 67,000 people urge the U.S. Government to support a legally binding Global Plastics Treaty addressing the full life cycle of plastics

by Brett Nadrich | February 16, 2022

#breakfreefromplastic movement members deliver petition signatures to the U.S. Department of State, emphasizing the need for a bold and binding Global Plastics Treaty coming out of UNEA-5.2 (Photo © Tim Aubrey, Greenpeace USA) WASHINGTON — Today, environmental advocates with the #breakfreefromplastic movement met with a staff member from the U.S. Department of State to deliver 67,482 […]

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With caution, #breakfreefromplastic welcomes Coca-Cola’s 25% Reusable Target By 2030

by admin | February 10, 2022

Environmental groups who have been advocating for reusable and refillable solutions to the plastic pollution crisis believes the beverage giant can do better Manila — Today, The Coca-Cola Company announced its goal of having 25% of all beverages globally across its portfolio of brands sold in refillable/returnable glass or plastic bottles, or refillable containers, by […]

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