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‘The Story of Plastic’ is an eye-opener on the global plastic pollution crisis

by Shilpi Chhotray | April 27, 2020

What does an anti-oil & gas activist in Houston, Texas, have in common with a lawyer advocating for plastic bag bans in Jakarta, Indonesia, and a waste picker in Delhi, India? They’re all part of the global fight to end plastic pollution – and they’re all featured in a new documentary film that BIG PLASTIC doesn’t want you to see.

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#BREAKFREEFROMPLASTIC SENT AN OPEN LETTER TO THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION – HERE’S WHAT IT SAYS

by Estelle Eonnet | April 24, 2020

With over half of the world population on lockdown to bring the coronavirus pandemic under control, leaders have taken drastic measures in order to save lives. Will they also take bold steps to shape the post COVID-19 world and ensure the resilience of the planet and the promotion of essential economic activity that protects life?

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European Plastic Pact: a positive gesture but NGOs unimpressed

by Matt Franklin | March 6, 2020

06/03/2020, Brussels – Today 15 EU Member States and 66 companies signed the European Plastic Pact during a high-level event in Brussels. This document, which sets a number of targets aiming at achieving a circular economy for plastics, comes as a result of political discussions led by the Danish, Dutch and French governments. The #BreakFreeFromPlastic movement […]

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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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WASTE AUDIT, EFFECTIVE IN REDUCING HARMFUL SINGLE-USE PLASTICS IN HOSPITALS

by admin | March 2, 2020

In an aim to re-amplify the call to assess, reduce, and eliminate the use of harmful single-use plastics in healthcare, hospitals and medical institutions in the Philippines together with the bigger break free from plastic movement, pledge to uphold and promote sustainable waste management in order to protect the health of the planet and the […]

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