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...

New Report: The Age of Incinerators in the U.S. is Ending

Today, The Tishman Environment and Design Center at The New School in New York City has released a report that confirms what we’ve long known to be true: the people who have the least responsibility for the waste crisis in the U.S.–low income communities and...

The Hidden Climate Polluter: Plastic Incineration

By Doun Moon, Research Associate and co-author of Plastic & Climate: The Hidden Costs of a Plastic Planet Everyone knows what causes climate change: fossil fuels. What’s less known is that plastic is also a climate polluter, as it is made from fossil fuels, such...
Meet our Members ZWE – Za Zemiata

Meet our Members ZWE – Za Zemiata

Za Zemiata     Interview with Evgenia Tasheva, from Za Zemiata by Sarah Martin   Za Zemiata (ZZ) is an independent non-profit non-governmental organization established in 1995 to work for environmental justice and sustainable and equitable life on our planet, without...

Meet our Members: Ecology Center Berkeley

The Ecology Center: Turning the recycling crisis into an opportunity for Zero Waste     On April 22nd, 1970, communities across the United States celebrated the first Earth Day. This national event– the largest mass demonstration in the country until the Women’s...
Why I Am Joining the Greenpeace Ships

Why I Am Joining the Greenpeace Ships

By Froilan Grate Guimaras—that’s the name of the island  where I grew up. Located in Central Philippines, it is blessed with powdery white sand beaches, the sweetest mangoes, and some of the warmest people in the planet. I remember spending my childhood in the...