Stories of Resilience During Lockdown

Stories of Resilience During Lockdown

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 structures,...
Working towards a plastic-free Nigeria

Working towards a plastic-free Nigeria

The African continent is urbanising rapidly, and with that reality has come the very urban challenge of dealing with plastic waste. For countries like Nigeria, plastic pollution from multinational brand corporations is having a detrimental impact on the environmental...
Creative Ways to Promote Zero Waste in Pandemic-Hit Communities

Creative Ways to Promote Zero Waste in Pandemic-Hit Communities

Contributed by Anilawati Nurwakhidin, YPBB – Indonesia The COVID-19 pandemic has restricted movements in Bandung City and many other places in Indonesia, as local governments impose community lockdowns to control the spread of the virus. The lockdowns have affected...
The journey to enforcing DRC’s plastic ban

The journey to enforcing DRC’s plastic ban

The issue of plastic pollution is one of our most pressing environmental issues and calls for radical policies to be implemented by governments to solve this crisis. Determined to follow in the footsteps of other pioneering African countries, the Centre for Human...
This is How We Roll: Waste Collection Vehicles in Asia

This is How We Roll: Waste Collection Vehicles in Asia

Check out GAIA AP’s 1st virtual exhibit, This is how we roll: waste collection vehicles in Asia. It highlights decentralized waste collection systems in India, Indonesia, Philippines, and Vietnam. This is how we roll: Waste collection vehicles in Asia is available in...