The Chemicals Lurking in Your Carpet

The Chemicals Lurking in Your Carpet

What’s a consumer to do when carpets– even those with the most “environmentally friendly” certifications– are shown to contain toxic chemicals that could threaten your and your family’s health? Toxics and recycling policy expert...
Meet our Members ZWE edition – ZW North West

Meet our Members ZWE edition – ZW North West

Zero Waste North West   Interview with Maeve O’Neil, chair of Zero Waste North West by Yianna Sigalou Hi Maeve, can you give us a brief introduction to Zero Waste North West’s focus? Zero Waste North West formed in March 2013 to oppose plans for a municipal...
YPBB: Indonesia’s Pioneer in Zero Waste

YPBB: Indonesia’s Pioneer in Zero Waste

YPBB: Indonesia’s Pioneer in Zero Waste When you talk of Zero Waste communities in Indonesia, three cities come to mind: Bandung, Cimahi, and Soreang. These cities, which used to struggle with managing their waste, have in recent years become leaders in Zero Waste...
GAIA Members At the Frontlines of the Brand Audit Revolution

GAIA Members At the Frontlines of the Brand Audit Revolution

When it comes to plastic pollution, all too often consumers are the ones who get the blame. Not anymore. The #breakfreefromplastic movement has taken the same-old beach clean-up—where citizens gather to pick up trash—and added a twist: the brand audit. Now instead of...

OUT NOW! Waste Not Asia Quarterly

GAIA Asia Pacific is pleased to share the second issue of its official quarterly, Waste Not Asia, covering the period April to March 2018. The issue features stories from the World Environment Day in June, profiles on Zero Waste heroes, and updates from China,...
New York City Environmental Justice Alliance

New York City Environmental Justice Alliance

New York City Environmental Justice Alliance: 26 Years fighting for waste equity   For over two decades, the New York City Environmental Justice Alliance (NYC-EJA) has been uniting grassroots organizations in low-income neighborhoods and communities of color...