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By Edel S. Garingan, GAIA Resource Mobilization Associate for Asia and the Pacific On December 20, 2019, amid the festivities and preparation for the holiday season, when people were already lining up in the malls to buy gifts and are musing about their...read more
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
By Claire Arkin, Communications Coordinator As people around the world call for an end to plastic pollution, the plastic and petrochemical industry has seized upon a silver bullet solution: chemical recycling, or “advanced recycling.” This older, failed technology has...
Regulating single-use plastics in the Philippines: Opportunities to move forward A policy brief prepared by GAIA Asia Pacific calling for a national single-use plastics ban in the Philippines following a survey by Social Weather Stations showing that 7 out of 10...
In 2017-2020, the plastics and chemical industry, represented by the American Chemistry Council (ACC), led an effort to make legislative changes to statewide policies to promote pyrolysis or "plastic-to-fuel" (PTF). This strategy not only promotes a techno-fix with a...
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