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Destituyen a Alcalde Petro, principal impulsor de Programa Basura Cero en Bogota.
"Lo unico que el hizo fue abrirle la puerta a los recicladores y quitarle poder a los privados que durante mucho tiempo manejaron el negocio de las basuras a sus anchas. Parece que hay intereses todavia mas poderosos que los que estabamos combatiendo hace uno o dos años”, señaló Nohra Padilla
Introducción al Concepto de Basura Cero
Esta introducción explica el concepto de Basura Cero, sobre el cual se sientan las bases de 9 Historias de las Tropas de Primera Línea del Movimiento Basura Cero descritas en "En Camino Hacia Basura Cero. Historias y Lecciones alrededor del mundo".
Pronunciamiento del Frente de Comunidades en Contra de la Incineracion en Mexico
Este 29 y 30 de Noviembre del 2013 en Atotonilco de Tula, se reunieron comunidades de los Estados de Puebla, San Luis Potosi, Hidalgo y el Estado de Mexico que estan siendo afectados por la industria cementera para compartir experiencias y reconocer que esta industria forma parte de este modelo extractivo que esta envenenando comunidades enteras en todo el pais.

Press Releases
IPCC misguiding the waste sector, GAIA warns
April 13th, 2014
The Global Alliance for Incineration Alternatives is concerned over claims included in the latest IPCC WG III Report – Summary for Policy Makers, with regard to climate change mitigation strategies for the waste sector.
Advisory: Thousands to Participate in Global Day of Action Against Waste Burning and For Zero Waste
The Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives is mobilizing its membership of more than 800 grassroots groups in more than 90 countries, along with grassroots groups working against coal, fracking and other harmful energy projects.
The levels of fine particulate pollution found air samples taken from two locations around the municipal waste incinerator in Sukhdev Vihar, Delhi would have "triggered a health warning of emergency conditions," had the incinerator been in the United States.

Check out Annie Leonard's latest movie, The Story of Solutions
The Story of Solutions explores how we can move our economy in a more sustainable and just direction, starting with orienting ourselves toward a new goal. In the current ‘Game of More’, we’re told to cheer a growing economy – more roads, more malls, more Stuff! – even though our health indicators are worsening, income inequality is growing and polar icecaps are melting. But what if we changed the point of the game? What if the goal of our economy wasn't more, but better – better health, better jobs and a better chance to survive on the planet?
Nature is a Model for Waste Management
In this interview by Deer Park Institute, Ravi Gulati of New Delhi, India, talks about the importance of viewing waste in the spirit of nature, where there is no waste and where all discards are used rather than hidden from view.
Space for Waste Pickers in Solid Waste Management
A meeting of waste pickers from around the world was held in April of 2012 in India. Participants with common experiences were able to share their successes, strategies, challenges, ideas, and mutual support. This video highlights what was learned.

GAIA and Allies in the News
Trash the throw-away culture
by Saraswathy Nagarajan
As the subject of garbage raises a stink, environmentalist Shibu K. Nair, a volunteer of Thanal, explains how the problem can be alleviated to a certain extent by collective action
Greens Dump Waste-to-Energy Plan
Chennai: It’s a simple choice, really, say environmentalists: Either spend as much as . 150 crore on a waste-to-energy plant that does not work and currently is being phased out in developed countries or use a fraction of the money to recycle and compost waste while providing employment to thousands of poor people.

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