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Solidarity and care in the middle of this pandemic Dear GAIA members, Given the rapidly evolving situation with COVID-19 pandemic, the GAIA coordination team wants to let you know that we care greatly about your safety and we are monitoring the situation as best we...read more
Environment groups in Asia Pacific call on policy makers to beef up single-use plastics ban; phase-out toxic chemicals from food packaging; and mandate safe, reusable alternatives Australia/India/Malaysia/Nepal/Philippines—Close to 200 environmental and public health...read more
Scientific Consensus on Chemicals in Food Packaging Leads Environmental and Public Health Groups Around the World to Declare Global Health Threat
PRESS RELEASE: Scientific Consensus on Chemicals in Food Packaging Leads Environmental and Public Health Groups Around the World to Declare Global Health Threat Groups call for policymakers to protect families’ health by phasing out toxic chemicals from food...read more
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...
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...
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