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International Zero Waste Cities Conference 2019

Organized by GAIA and Consumers’ Association of Penang Hosted by Seberang Perai Municipal Council 14-15 October 2019 | Penang, Malaysia Zero Waste challenges the “take-make-waste” mode, focusing on collective responsibility and waste prevention. To date, more than 25...

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Fact Sheet: Chemical Recycling

  Questions and Answers: Chemical Recycling Industry is now pushing for a new technological fix for plastic waste, called "chemical recycling." New proposals are popping up in Australia, the EU, Indonesia, Malaysia,Thailand, and the U.S., increasingly...

Plastic & Climate: The Hidden Costs of a Plastic Planet

Everyone knows what causes climate change: fossil fuels. What’s less known is that plastic is also a climate polluter, as it is made from fossil fuels, such as crude oil, coal, and natural gas.  New research published by Center for International...

Why I Am Joining the Greenpeace Ships

By Froilan Grate Guimaras—that’s the name of the island  where I grew up. Located in Central Philippines, it is blessed with powdery white sand beaches, the sweetest mangoes, and some of the warmest people in the planet. I remember spending my childhood in the...

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