Plastics and health

Plastics and health

We Can’t Burn Away Our Plastic Problem By Claire Arkin, Communications Coordinator     When we hear about plastic pollution, it often takes the form of sea turtles with straws up their noses, seals with plastic nets around their necks, and seabirds with soda caps in...

Meet our Members: Surfrider Maroc

Sufrider Maroc: protecting our oceans, beaches and waves   The world’s toxic romance with plastic started in the early 20th century, when this synthetic material was first manufactured. As the century progressed, plastics quickly became ubiquitous in our everyday...

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Meet Our Members: Earthlife Africa

Earthlife Africa: 30 years of Environmental Justice activism   by Makoma Lekalakala and Muna Lakhani   30 years ago, at the height of the state of emergency and oppressive apartheid system in Souht Africa, a small and diverse group of people founded Earthlife Africa...
The Chemicals Lurking in Your Carpet

The Chemicals Lurking in Your Carpet

What’s a consumer to do when carpets– even those with the most “environmentally friendly” certifications– are shown to contain toxic chemicals that could threaten your and your family’s health? Toxics and recycling policy expert...

Meet our Members ZWE edition – ZW North West

Zero Waste North West   Interview with Maeve O’Neil, chair of Zero Waste North West by Yianna Sigalou Hi Maeve, can you give us a brief introduction to Zero Waste North West’s focus? Zero Waste North West formed in March 2013 to oppose plans for a municipal...