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.

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Plastic Fuels the Climate Crisis

Climate breakdown is fueled by the myth that we can keep taking, making and wasting finite resources. It’s time we exposed the fossil fuel industries behind the plastic and climate crises, and make zero waste part of the climate solution!   Of global greenhouse gas...

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Waste-to-Energy on ADB’s Energy Policy Working Paper

We, the Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives (GAIA) and our allied networks, are writing to state our unequivocal opposition to the continued support of the Asian Development Bank on waste incinerators with energy recovery or waste-to-energy (WTE). The...

A Tale of 5 Cities

In five major U.S. cities, 64% of plastic collected is NOT recyclable. For decades, U.S. cities have collected mixed plastic in recycling programs in an unsuccessful attempt to solve the plastic waste crisis. Analyzing the municipal solid waste (MSW) streams of five...

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