GAIA is a worldwide alliance of more than 800 grassroots groups, non-governmental organizations, and individuals in over 90 countries whose ultimate vision is a just, toxic-free world without incineration.
17 October 2017, Quezon City. The government must scrap moves to repeal the waste incineration ban and stop promoting so-called "waste-to-energy" (WtE) incineration facilities. This was the call made by more than 50 civil society groups in a press conference today...read more
DOW Chemical and Keep America Beautiful’s latest greenwashing scheme, the Hefty Energy Bag program, wants to dupe us into thinking that burning plastic in cement kilns is recycling. In reality this is a toxic disposal method.read more
NGOs Working with Cities in Asia Pledge to Work on Zero Waste, Prevent Nearly 1M Tons of Waste from Entering the Environment
Malta, (5 October 2017) – At this year’s Our Ocean Conference, an annual gathering held since 2014 to press world leaders to address marine plastic pollution, non-government organizations working with 16 cities across Asia pledged to prevent hundreds of tons of waste...read more