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The Asia Pacific Plastics Campaigner will provide leadership within the GAIA AP team for the coordination, implementation, management, and provision of support and services to plastics-related initiatives of members and partners in the AP region. As the...read more
Contributed by Junaid ul Shafi and Nalini Shekar of Hasiru Dala (India) The pandemic has shattered the livelihoods and lives of millions of people across the globe. Established states and systems are still trembling with the jolts pandemic gave to their...read more
Contributed by Maricon Alvarez, Raphaelo Villavicencio, and Mary Jane Banglos (Mother Earth Foundation, Philippines) At the height of the pandemic in April this year, the entire population of the Philippines was advised to stay home. Frontliners, however,...read more
Fact Sheet: False solutions to the Plastic Pollution Crisis As the global plastic pollution crisis continues to grow, so does industry hype around techno-fixes, including waste-to-energy incineration and chemical processing of plastic waste. Such...
In 2017-2020, the plastics and chemical industry, represented by the American Chemistry Council (ACC), led an effort to make legislative changes to statewide policies to promote pyrolysis or "plastic-to-fuel" (PTF). This strategy not only promotes a techno-fix with a...
A toolkit to establish city and community Zero Waste systems The Zero Waste City Manual: A toolkit to establish city and community Zero Waste systems by GAIA member Citizen consumer and civic Action Group (CAG) presents a practicable plan for...
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