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News Articles
Manifesto contra a Incineracao de Residuos Solidos será lancado em ato publico nesta 5a.feira (26 de marco)
Manifiesto contra la Incineracion de Residuos Solidos sera lanzado en acto publico hoy en Santos, Brasil.
Delegación llamo a apoyar soluciones de Basura Cero como estrategias clave para el desarrollo de una economía baja en carbono y reconocer su contribucion a estrategias para un mejor ambiente y calidad de vida.

Press Releases
Zero waste is possible: New Case Studies Show 'Zero Waste' Success in Europe
September 4th, 2014
The Zero Waste Case Studies are the testimonies of the successful development and implementation of zero waste strategies in Europe. They are resounding proof that the time for burning and burying our waste is up. Zero waste systems create jobs, resilience, and justice, while saving money, protecting the environment, and promoting public health. These practical, bottom-up strategies provide some of the best decentralized urban solutions for reducing climate pollution and building just, grassroots solutions

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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