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MANILA, Philippines (January 21 2020) --- Filipinos favor banning single-use plastics. That is according to a recent survey commissioned by the Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives (GAIA) and conducted by the Social Weather Stations (SWS) which highlights the...read more
Amendments to Philippine Clean Air Act are under deliberation in Congress. A huge percentage of Congressmen wants it repealed to re-allow waste incineration in the country and once and for all remove the national ban. To date, the Philippines is the only...read more
(Quezon City, Philippines, December 16, 2019)—Environment groups today lambasted the Philippine government’s moves to lift the anti-incineration provisions of the Clean Air Act and Ecological Solid Waste Management Act. On November 13, the bills amending these laws ...read more
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Questions and Answers: Chemical Recycling Industry is now pushing for a new technological fix for plastic waste, called "chemical recycling." New proposals are popping up in Australia, the EU, Indonesia, Malaysia,Thailand, and the U.S., increasingly supported by...
Regulating single-use plastics in the Philippines: Opportunities to move forward A policy brief prepared by GAIA Asia Pacific calling for a national single-use plastics ban in the Philippines following a survey by Social Weather Stations showing that 7 out of 10...