GAIA is a worldwide alliance of more than 800 grassroots groups, non-governmental organizations, and individuals in over 90 countries whose ultimate vision is a just, toxic-free world without incineration.
Trash Landing on You: Uncovering the dirty business of the global waste trade Affected communities call for an end to the plastic waste trade
19 May 2021 - The Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives (GAIA) Asia Pacific together with #breakfreefromplastic is holding a media briefing today on the ongoing plastic waste trade. With speakers from both receiving and exporting countries, the...read more
Global Plastics Policy Coordinator (6-12 months post) The Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives (GAIA) is a global network working towards a just and zero waste world without incineration. GAIA aims to power a transition away from our current linear and...read more
Managing Director (GAIA U.S. Office) ABOUT GAIA: GAIA is a global network of grassroots organisations and national alliances in over 90 countries working toward a just and zero waste world without incineration. We see waste, plastics, and their resulting pollution as...read more
Understanding the Environmental Impacts of Chemical Recycling – Ten concerns with existing life cycle assessments
This joint paper presents key findings from a review of some of the most commonly cited chemical recycling and recovery LCAs, which reveal major flaws and weaknesses regarding scientific rigour, data quality, calculation methods, and interpretations of the...
See this policy briefing to learn how countries can avoid loopholes in plastic trade regulatory frameworks and ensure that new rules under the Basel Convention plastic waste amendments have real impact.
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...
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