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...
Kenya’s Coastal Women for Zero Waste

Kenya’s Coastal Women for Zero Waste

By Carissa Marnce, GAIA Africa Communications Officer  In the coastal area of  Old Town Mombasa Kenya,  40 female artisans were given an opportunity to partake in a pilot project developed by the Centre for Environment Justice and Development (CEJAD),  in partnership...
Did our Tingi Culture Pave the Way for Plastic Sachets?

Did our Tingi Culture Pave the Way for Plastic Sachets?

By Sherma E Benosa In his essay, “A Heritage of Smallness,” National Artist for Literature, Nick Joaquin, wrote: “Enterprise for the Filipino is small stall: the sari-sari… Commerce for the Filipino is the smallest degree of retail: the tingi. What most astonishes...