GAIA is a worldwide alliance of more than 800 grassroots groups, non-governmental organizations, and individuals in over 90 countries whose ultimate vision is a just, toxic-free world without incineration.
Zero Waste challenges the “take-make-waste” mode, focusing on collective responsibility and waste prevention. To date, more than 25 cities across the region have established Zero Waste models, showcasing innovations in source separation, organics...read more
The Asia Pacific Plastics Campaigner will provide leadership within the GAIA AP team for the coordination, implementation, management, and provision of support and services to plastics-related initiatives of members and partners in the AP region. As the...read more
Contributed by Junaid ul Shafi and Nalini Shekar of Hasiru Dala (India) The pandemic has shattered the livelihoods and lives of millions of people across the globe. Established states and systems are still trembling with the jolts pandemic gave to their...read more
Understanding the Environmental Impacts of Chemical Recycling – Ten concerns with existing life cycle assessments
This joint paper presents key findings from a review of some of the most commonly cited chemical recycling and recovery LCAs, which reveal major flaws and weaknesses regarding scientific rigour, data quality, calculation methods, and interpretations of the...
See this policy briefing to learn how countries can avoid loopholes in plastic trade regulatory frameworks and ensure that new rules under the Basel Convention plastic waste amendments have real impact.
Fact Sheet: False solutions to the Plastic Pollution Crisis As the global plastic pollution crisis continues to grow, so does industry hype around techno-fixes, including waste-to-energy incineration and chemical processing of plastic waste. Such...
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