Bring Your Own Bag, Say No to Plastic Bags

Bring Your Own Bag, Say No to Plastic Bags

In conjunction of Plastic Bag Free Day on 3rd July, the Consumers’ Association of Penang (CAP) distributed free cloth bags made from discarded t-shirts to market-goers in Bagan Ajam Market in Butterworth, Penang. The event to mark the global day of action was a joint...
Wellington Community Defeats Waste Incinerator in South Africa

Wellington Community Defeats Waste Incinerator in South Africa

Communities of Wellington, in the Western Cape of South Africa, have successfully pushed against the Drakenstein Municipalities plans to build a Municipal Waste Incinerator. The Wellington Association against the Incinerator (WAAI) and the Drakenstein Environmental...
Zero Waste Cities: Tackling the Global Waste Problem

Zero Waste Cities: Tackling the Global Waste Problem

By Kripa Ramachandran In 2015, a report titled ‘Stemming the Tide’ commissioned by Ocean Conservancy, an environmental advocacy group based in the United States, claimed that five Asian countries—China, Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam and Thailand—together account for...
#Youth For Zero Waste

#Youth For Zero Waste

By Paula de Castro The youth are a crucial force in Zero Waste implementation in the Asia Pacific region. And to highlight just how important their roles are, three youth-centered initiatives were given the spotlight during the recent International Zero Waste Cities...