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188 Environmental Groups Call for an end to Single Use Products, as the United Nations Environment Assembly gets set to discuss sustainability

by Estelle Eonnet | February 17, 2021

For Immediate Release: February 17, 2021 – As government representatives from 193 member states prepare to discuss “Strengthening Actions for Nature”[1], 188 environmental groups from around the world are calling on them to change the systems that support production of polluting single-use products.

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More than 250 Organizations Urge President Biden and Congress to Invest $1.3 Billion in Congressional Stimulus and Funding Bills to Address the Plastic Pollution Crisis and its Environmental Justice Impacts (English/Español)

by Brett Nadrich | February 4, 2021

WASHINGTON— More than 250 organizations, including dozens of members of the #breakfreefromplastic movement, today released 13 recommendations for the Biden-Harris Administration and Congress to include in a stimulus package, infrastructure bill, and/or climate change legislation, in order to address the devastating impacts caused by plastic pollution. 

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Pollution Prevention Groups Press Government to Ban Non-Environmentally Acceptable Products and Packaging

by admin | February 1, 2021

The EcoWaste Coalition and Oceana Philippines today urged the national government to roll out a long overdue policy that could help the country leapfrog to a zero waste and toxic-free circular economy.

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New Survey Shows Broad Public Support for Reducing Plastic Pollution, Improving Recycling, and Holding Manufacturers Responsible

by Brett Nadrich | January 26, 2021

Voters in four states expressed widespread approval for passing legislation to reduce plastic pollution in our communities, on land and in our waters, and ensure that polluters pay for the impacts of their products.

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Environment Groups launch activities for Zero Waste Month

by admin | January 6, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — Philippine environment groups belonging to the Break Free From Plastic movement launched their activities in the opening of the celebration of the National Zero Waste Month. The Break Free From Plastic (BFFP) is a global movement working towards a future free from plastic pollution.

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