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Brand Audit, Plastic Policies, Press Release

Break Free From Plastic conducts massive global “brand audit” actions

by Jed Alegado | September 21, 2019

#BrandAudit2019 to highlight the power of citizens in holding corporate plastic polluters accountable (September 21, 2019) — On World Cleanup Day today, Break Free From Plastic, the global movement working to stop plastic pollution for good, is highlighting the power of citizen action to hold corporate polluters accountable for the plastic pollution crisis.   Through its […]


Brand Audit, News

Inspired to tackle plastic pollution? Try a brand audit!

by Emma Priestland | September 16, 2019

Greenpeace partnered with Protecting Kaho’olawe ‘Ohana (PKO) and Kaho’olawe Island Reserve Commission (KIRC) to do a beach cleanup and brand audit at Kanapou beach on Kaho’olawe Island, Hawaii.   Plastic pollution is a crisis: it fills our waterways, streets, and homes, harming wildlife and human health. Microplastics and toxins from making plastic are often in […]


Member Stories, News

Asia Will No Longer Tolerate Being a Plastic Waste Dump

by Mageswari Sangaralingam and Sam Cossar | May 22, 2019

China set the trend of refusing foreign plastic waste. Now other Asian countries are following suit. Over the last three decades, the top plastic waste exporters, including the United States, Japan, and the United Kingdom, sent abroad plastic waste weighting about  168 million tonnes, most of it to China. In 2018, China said “enough is enough,” […]