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...
Going Zero Waste in Denpasar

Going Zero Waste in Denpasar

Contributed by Ni Putu Bella Yuliana Dewi and Catur Yudha Hariani, PPLH Bali (Denpasar, Indonesia) We live in a time where people are encouraged to buy and consume goods wrapped in disposable single-use plastics in the name of convenience. In this “convenient” life,...
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 – Go Green OC

Meet Our Members – Go Green OC

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...