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.
Videos by Chintan Environmental Research and Action Group At the onset of the COVID-19 crisis, Chintan responded by raising funds to help waste pickers in Delhi, India. They distributed over 2000+ ration kits in 23 worst hit areas of Delhi, reaching...read more
GAIA AP in the time of Covid-19 The COVID-19 pandemic while revealing the ugly truth about social structures and injustices has also revealed the kindness in many people's hearts and the sense of community to extend help to those in need. Once again we are reminded...read more
Contributed by Suchismita Pai, SWaCH Outreach Quit your work or move, when faced with this tough option, Anjana Ghorke chose to move rather than quit. In these times of the Corona Virus when most of us are afraid to move outside our homes and have work-from-home...read more
Materials management holds great potential in climate mitigation. This infographic guides cities through three zero waste strategies to move toward global climate goals: reducing emissions at the source, stopping incinerators and methane emissions from landfills and...
Epidemiological studies provide sufficient evidence of direct health impacts of incinerators, which range from neoplasia to congenital anomalies, infant deaths and miscarriage. While more research can be done on newer incinerators when enough data is...
We have too much plastic that has nowhere to go... Can we just burn it? Short answer: no! Burning is the most harmful way to handle plastic waste. It turns one form of pollution into others, including air emissions, toxic ash, and...
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