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...

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GAIA Response to World Bank Report, “What a Waste 2.0”

For Immediate Release              October 2, 2018 Contact: Claire Arkin, Campaign and Communications Associate, GAIA, claire@no-burn.org, 510-883-9490 ext: 111   Experts Urge Drastic Waste Reduction Measures Following Release of World Bank Waste Report   FOR...

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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,...

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[PROFILE] Taking on Giants

By Sherma E. Benosa It was like a modern version of the biblical story of David and Goliath, where the young boy David took on the giant Goliath—an uneven battle that saw the underdog eventually emerging victorious. In our version, Froilan Grate, regional coordinator...

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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...

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S.F. invites world to join in zero-waste initiative

San Francisco’s color-coded trash bins — the black, the blue and the green — marked a breakthrough in waste reduction when they hit the curbs nearly two decades ago. Now, the pioneering program that encouraged residents to separate their recyclables and...

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