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Se celebro en El Salvador la Reunion de Activistas contra la Incineracion y por Programas de Basura Cero
Junio 2015. Mas de 35 representantes de diversas organizaciones de Mesoamerica se reunieron en El Salvador para discutir una estrategia y agenda a nivel regional contra la incineracion de residuos y el poder corporativo de las cementeras, asi como compartir experiencias positivas de gestion de los residuos en la region.
MAYO, OTRO MES DE ACCIÓN Y PARTICIPACIÓN EN TORNO A RESIDUOS EN AMÉRICA LATINA.
Seminarios, talleres, nuevas batallas contra la incineracion y mas en este nuevo boletin mensual. ¡Entérate!

Press Releases
Pope Francis gives Environmental Justice advocates a boost
“Encyclical letter of the Holy Father on Care of our Common Home” push for resource management and Zero Waste

MultiMedia
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 Nagarajanhttp://www.thehindu.com/life-and-style/metroplus/article2900295.ece
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
http://epaper.timesofindia.com/Default/Client.asp?Daily=TOICH&showST=true&login=default&pub=TOI&Enter=true&Skin=TOINEW
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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