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Waste Pickers hold skill exchange in Kenya From social stigmatization to exploitation from the private sector, Waste Pickers face many challenges in their line of work. Determined to prevail over these challenges, Waste Pickers from Kenya and South Africa gathered at...read more
Contributed by Iwut Wulandari, YPBB - Indonesia Who makes sure your home's waste is managed, so you don't have to litter or burn trash that can produce toxic gases that are harmful to you? It is the waste workers. They make sure that our waste is collected and, even...read more
By Edel S. Garingan, GAIA Resource Mobilization Associate for Asia and the Pacific On December 20, 2019, amid the festivities and preparation for the holiday season, when people were already lining up in the malls to buy gifts and are musing about their...read more
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...
In 2017-2019, the plastics and chemical industry, represented by the American Chemistry Council (ACC), led an effort to make legislative changes to statewide policies to promote pyrolysis or "plastic-to-fuel" (PTF). This strategy not only promotes a techno-fix with a...
Este infográfico guía a las ciudades a través de tres estrategias de basura cero para avanzar hacia objetivos climáticos globales: reducir emisiones desde la fuente, acabar con la incineración y las emisiones de metano desde los vertederos, y aumentar el...
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