Together, GAIA members across the globe are moving humanity towards a zero waste future that’s fair for all. Through the exchange of deeply-rooted community knowledge, our network is able to create democratized zero waste solutions founded on both research and on-the-ground expertise.
GAIA in Africa strives to shift the narrative on plastic pollution, challenge incineration, promote zero waste and demand climate justice.
GAIA’s work in Asia Pacific is focused on spotlighting and providing support for the many innovative and on-the-ground zero waste solutions.
Zero Waste Europe (ZWE), GAIA’s European branch works on a wide range of projects and policy areas with a single objective: advancing the zero waste future for Europe.
LATIN AMERICA & THE CARIBBEAN
Our work aims to both address the current inadequate waste management in the region that results in inequality, abuses and exploitation, and implement zero waste solutions that help overcome these injustices.
UNITED STATES & CANADA
GAIA’s work in the U.S. and Canada began in the early 2000s, when a wave of incinerator proposals hit the region. Today we continue to work at the intersection of social and environmental issues.