Webinar, U.S. Zero Waste Masterplan

Zero waste is a crucial component of a regenerative economy with the potential to safeguard public health, create good jobs, support local economies, and mitigate climate change.

In this conversation Jack McQuibban, Zero Waste Europe, and Froilan Grate, GAIA Asia Pacific, talk about what zero waste cities look like in each of their regions.

In this conversation Jack McQuibban, Zero Waste Europe, and Froilan Grate, GAIA Asia Pacific, talk about examples of cities successfully implementing zero waste policies in Europe & Asia Pacific.

In this conversation Jack McQuibban, Zero Waste Europe, and Froilan Grate, GAIA Asia Pacific, share some advice for municipalities looking to begin implementing a zero waste strategy.

Suchismita Pai of SWaCH and Nguyen Thi Hoai Linh of Environment et Developpment Du TIERS-MONDE (Enda) – Vietnam, share about their work with waste pickers, their experience working with them during the pandemic, and recommendations to improve welfare and safeguard rights of waste pickers.

Shibu Nair of GAIA, Saraswathi Devi Odian of Consumers’ Association of Penang (CAP), and Fictor Ferdinand of Yayasan Pengembangan Biosains dan Bioteknologi (YPBB) share simple composting techniques that the public can do at home, especially while on lockdown.

Shibu Nair of GAIA Asia Pacific and Michael Templonuevo of Cavite Greens, bring in-depth discussions and share their experiences in organics management through biogas at home.

Dr. Romy Quijano of University of the Philippines – Philippine General Hospital (UP-PGH)/Adviser, Pesticide Action Network and Justine Maillot of Consumption & Production Campaigner, Zero Waste Europe/Policy Coordinator, Rethink Plastic Alliance discuss the Unwrapped Project to GAIA and Break Free From Plastic members to help them in their campaign against single-use plastics.

GAIA members tracking the waste trade and how it impacts communities on the ground in Asia Pacific will discuss this pressing issue, and how we can fight back. Featuring Yuyun Ismawati of Nexus 3 (Indonesia), Jane Bremmer of Zero Waste Australia, Mageswari Sangaralingam of Consumers’ Association of Penang (Malaysia), and Sirine Rached (GAIA).