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...
Meet Our Members – Zero Waste Kiel

Meet Our Members – Zero Waste Kiel

Zero Waste Kiel e.V., Germany   Interview with Marc Delapierrière from Zero Waste Kiel, by Rossella Recupero   Hi Marc, can you give us a brief introduction to Zero Waste Kiel e.V.? Hi, of course! Zero Waste Kiel e.V. was founded in 2016 and has been a member of the...
Meet Our Members – CESTA

Meet Our Members – CESTA

CESTA, Amigos de la Tierra, El Salvador   Interview with Ricardo Navarro, founder and president of CESTA and 1995 Goldman Prize recipient, by Camila Aguilera CESTA, the Salvadoran Center for Appropriate Technology, was founded in 1980 and it is El Salvador’s...

Zero Waste Academy in Indonesia

Zero Waste Academy in Indonesia Creating zero waste communities, one city at a time   by Maria Sonia G. Astudillo   Zero Waste Asia is no longer a dream but a possibility. GAIA-Asia Pacific and YPBB held the 1st Zero Waste Academy (ZWA) in Indonesia this past month of...