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.
MANILA, Philippines (January 21 2020) --- Filipinos favor banning single-use plastics. That is according to a recent survey commissioned by the Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives (GAIA) and conducted by the Social Weather Stations (SWS) which highlights the...read more
Amendments to Philippine Clean Air Act are under deliberation in Congress. A huge percentage of Congressmen wants it repealed to re-allow waste incineration in the country and once and for all remove the national ban. To date, the Philippines is the only...read more
(Quezon City, Philippines, December 16, 2019)—Environment groups today lambasted the Philippine government’s moves to lift the anti-incineration provisions of the Clean Air Act and Ecological Solid Waste Management Act. On November 13, the bills amending these laws ...read more
Este infográfico guía a las ciudades a través de tres estrategias de basura cero para avanzar hacia objetivos climáticos globales: reducir emisiones desde la fuente, acabar con la incineración y las emisiones de metano desde los vertederos, y aumentar el...
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...
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