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Environment Group calls on Senate to uphold environmental laws amid EDSA anniversary

by admin | February 26, 2021

Manila,  Philippines—The pollution watchdog EcoWaste Coalition calls on the country’s top legislators to safeguard public health and the environment by keeping intact the Clean Air and Solid Waste Management laws as the Philippines marks the 35th anniversary of the EDSA People Power Revolution.

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Zero Waste Cities of Southeast Asia

by Janssen Calvelo, Southeast Asia Network Organizer, #breakfreefromplastic | February 11, 2021

Polluted beaches, plastic-clogged rivers, and marine animals washed up on shore with plastics found on their stomachs - these are just some of the pictures depicting the grim reality on the shores of Southeast Asia. Since 2015, Southeast Asia has been considered the world’s worst marine plastic polluter. Five countries (Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam, Thailand, and Malaysia) ranked as part of the top ten countries polluting the oceans and seas with plastics and other wastes.

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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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