environmental activism

Declare Climate Emergency Now!

BBM challenged to declare a national state of climate emergency; Climate activists and faith-based groups commit to do the same and take Bold Actions Quezon City, 20 April 2023 – In celebration of Earth Day, climate activists and concerned citizens…

VISION & GRIT: Exceptional Zero Waste Women in the Asia Pacific Region (eleventh in the series)

Sonia Mendoza: Mother Earth’s Tireless Advocate by Marlet Salazar What started as Sonia Mendoza’s small-scale efforts to fix the uncollected garbage in her village has led to a lifelong commitment of advocating for Zero Waste. Her tireless campaigning together with…

VISION & GRIT: Exceptional Zero Waste Women in the Asia Pacific Region (ninth in the series)

Nalini Shekar: Giving Waste Pickers Dignity and Legitimacy  by Sherma Benosa Homecoming Nalini Shekar saw at once the missing piece in Bangalore’s solid waste management program — the waste pickers. The regrettable non-inclusion of waste pickers in the conversations on, ironically,…

VISION & GRIT: Exceptional Zero Waste Women in the Asia Pacific Region (eighth in the series)

Mi Hwa Kim: Making Zero Waste a Reality in South Korea by Doun Moon From a country girl to the leader of the largest civil society organization in the zero waste movement in Korea. Born as the second daughter in a…

VISION & GRIT: Exceptional Zero Waste Women in the Asia Pacific Region (fifth in the series)

Liwen Chen: Inspiring Change One Village at a Time by Marlet Salazar As an English major, Liwen Chen initially did not see herself becoming an environmentalist, much less a Zero Waste advocate. But fast forward to the present: her work has…

VISION & GRIT: Exceptional Zero Waste Women In the Asia Pacific Region (2nd in the series)

Jane Bremmer: At the forefront of environmental justice by Johanna Poblete When Jane Bremmer and her partner Lee bought a weatherboard cottage in the outer suburban area of Perth called Bellevue, they had plans to build a ceramics business from home.…

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,…

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.…

COP27 Sponsor The Coca-Cola Company Named Worst Plastic Polluter for Five Years in a Row According to 2022 Brand Audit

Activists in the Philippines file legal complaint vs 7 corporations for dangerous plastic packaging, false ‘recyclable plastic’ claims The Coca-Cola Company, PepsiCo, and Nestlé come in as the world’s top plastic polluters for five years running, according to Break Free…

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