It’s Time for America to Wake Up and Smell the Garbage

It’s Time for America to Wake Up and Smell the Garbage

U.S. & Canada Regional Coordinator Denise Patel To Speak Out on Waste, Climate, and Environmental Justice at the Environment and Climate Change Subcommittee Wednesday, March 4 As the U.S. grapples with more and more climate-related disasters, along with a...
COP 25: A Failure to Face the Climate Emergency

COP 25: A Failure to Face the Climate Emergency

By Sirine Rached, GAIA Global Policy Advocate  2019 saw intensifying climate chaos and mobilization for decisive action. Days before COP25 was due to start in Madrid under Chile’s presidency, the UN Environment Programme announced that countries had to cut their...
GAIA Member Victories in 2019!

GAIA Member Victories in 2019!

2019 was an exciting year for the GAIA network. Our members’ achievements were too numerous to count, so we put a few highlights here. What are YOUR big victories of 2019? Write to us at info@no-burn.org or tag us on social media! We helped pass groundbreaking new...
Texas Campaign for the Environment

Texas Campaign for the Environment

A Texas Free From Pollution   Texas Campaign for the Environment (TCE) has been organizing around its vision for a “Texas free from pollution” since 1991. In its early years, TCE helped get recycling and household waste in major Texas cities. In 2001, TCE helped close...

Truth Behind the Trash: “America Recycles Day”

By Adi Varshneya, Zero Waste Communities Coordinator, GAIA US & Canada What’s wrong with America Recycles Day?  “America Recycles Day” and its host organization, Keep America Beautiful both have nice-sounding names, but that’s part of the problem. While the...
Fact Sheet: Chemical Recycling

Fact Sheet: Chemical Recycling

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...