Virtual Member Engagement Sessions

Virtual Member Engagement Sessions

The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed the harsh realities of the unjust world that we live in. Despite these challenges, GAIA has been in a fortunate position to play a role in connecting people across borders, to show the value of having global solidarity and working...
Protecting the Parisar Bhagini (women waste pickers) in India

Protecting the Parisar Bhagini (women waste pickers) in India

Contributed by Jyoti Mhapsekar (Stree Mukti Sanghatana) The issue of urban poverty is intricately linked with solid waste. Although not generally recognized, self-employed workers or the informal sector make a major contribution to the economy, public health, and a...
GAYO launches campus eco-clubs

GAYO launches campus eco-clubs

By Carissa Marnce, GAIA Africa Communications Officer  In an age where environmental issues such as desertification and a shortage of water and food supply are becoming more pressing, groups like Ghana’s Green Africa Youth Organization (GAYO) are at the forefront to...
Meet Our Members

Meet Our Members

Go Green OC Composting Comes to Ocean City, MD A Conversation with Josh Chamberlain, Founder of Go Green OC Tell us how your organization came to be.  We started on Earth Day, 2018. Our focus is primarily Ocean City, Maryland, with goals of re-introducing recycling...
Zero Waste dreams in Hoi An

Zero Waste dreams in Hoi An

By Le Thi Trang, GreenViet Biodiversity Conservation Centre (GreenViet) Hoi An City and Cu Lao Cham Island have  been well known for starting the first plastic-free movement in VietNam in 2009. Its slogans such as “Cu Lao Cham Says No to Plastic Bags” and “Carrying...
Winning the war on waste

Winning the war on waste

Photo blog contributed by Merci Ferrer, War or Waste (WOW) Negros Oriental Preventing the creation of waste is first and foremost in waste management.  In 2018, War on Waste (WOW) Negros Oriental mobilized groups and submitted petitions, urging the city government of...