GAIA

The Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives (GAIA) is an alliance of over 800 organizations and individuals advocating for a just and Zero Waste world built on respect for ecological limits and the rights of communities. We envision a world where resources are sustainably conserved, and not burned nor dumped.

International Zero Waste Cities Conference 2023: Zero Waste to Zero Emission

One of the leading causes of climate change is unmanaged waste and at the recently held COP27 last November 2022, the continuing struggle to reach the Global Methane Pledge, which recognizes that reducing methane, a greenhouse gas over 80 times…

Stories of Truth and Success for International Zero Waste Month

GAIA Asia Pacific hosts digital and big screen film fest In a time when disinformation is the norm, it has become a rare opportunity to find points of truth. Global crises, especially waste management problems, are undeniably evident almost everywhere.…

Under the Microscope: GAIA Asia Pacific, Partners, Media Discuss Waste Colonialism

Exposing the truth behind the plastic crisis through a brand audit  The Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives (GAIA) Asia Pacific took a bold step forward in unveiling the truth behind the plastic pollution crisis through a waste assessment and brand…

GAIA Asia Pacific gathers environmental news reporter via the Zero Waste Journalists Network

An alliance of voices from the frontlines and for the environment Super Typhoons. Flash Floods. Forest Fires. Drought. While the challenges of climate change are global, the impacts and the solutions are often highly local. Communities therefore, need trusted information…

Affected communities ask the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) to divest from Davao’s Waste-to-Energy (WtE) facility

Farmers, Environmentalists, and Experts Stand Against Waste Incineration On January 9, 2023, the Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives (GAIA) Asia Pacific together with Ecowaste Coalition and the Interfacing Development Interventions for Sustianability (IDIS) – Davao and in partnership with Ecoteneo,…

It’s time to Refuse Single-Use Plastics!

Creating a Space to Refuse Single-Use  January 6, 2023. Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives (GAIA) Asia Pacific, Ecowaste Coalition, Mother Earth Foundation, and Zero Waste youth volunteers gathered in the Activity Center of Trinoma, one of Metro Manila’s largest malls,…

Gaia: We Refuse Single-Use Plastics

As a product of fossil fuels, plastic is one of the main drivers of the climate crisis. Continued plastic production and consumption heat up global climate temperatures, deplete our resources, intoxicate the environment, and create public health issues, feed incinerators,…

GAIA welcomes January 2023 as INTERNATIONAL ZERO WASTE MONTH

Zero Waste for Zero Emissions The Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives (GAIA) Asia Pacific is using the strength of the movement to celebrate International Zero Waste Month this January. Leveraging its wide international network, GAIA boldly takes the lead to…

No day but today: January welcomes the International Zero Waste Month

Zero Waste advocates call for systems change Lifting the fog of the past that is 2020 and the seemingly unprecedented effect of government lockdowns and people staying inside their homes, experts have noticed a slight improvement in our air quality.…