Environmental Advocacy

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…

Recognition of the Rights of Nature a Must

The Philippines Tightens Bond to the Growing Number of Countries Pushing for the Recognition of the Rights of Nature “Typhoons Paeng and Karding are cries of warning by mother earth. The devastation inflicted to our mountains, forests, and seas is…

Stronger protection for environmental defenders and justice for human rights victims urgently needed

The Philippine Misereor Partnership, Incorporated (PMPI) reiterates its call for stronger protection for environmental defenders and justice for all human rights victims as the country continues to rank first as the deadliest nation in Asia for environmentalists in its ninth…

Eco Groups launch Photo Exhibit and Zero Waste Bazaar at Eastwood City

Quezon City, Philippines – Following #PlasticFreeJuly at Uptown Mall and to demonstrate to people that a life free from unnecessary plastic and disposable material is still possible,  Plastic-Free Pilipinas (PFP) collaborators:Ecowaste Coalition, Greenpeace Philippines, No Burn Pilipinas, Mother Earth Foundation…

Pangasinan green groups, advocates hold solidarity bike ride for the environment

“Padyak Para Sa Kalikasan, Padyak Para Sa Pangasinan!” December 5 Pangasinan, Philippines – Pangasinan green groups, in partnership with toxic watchdog, EcoWaste Coalition, held a bike ride for the environment. Dubbed as “Padyak Para sa Kalikasan,” 30 Pangasinense bikers joined…

Toxics Watchdog Group Backs Human Rights-Based Approach to Address Plastic Pollution Crisis

17 September 2021, Quezon City.  The environmental health group EcoWaste Coalition renewed its call on the government and the industry to decisively act to solve the plasticization and toxification of the country and the planet due to unbridled plastics production,…

EcoWaste Coalition Urges Online Shopping Platforms to Go Mercury Free, Stop Sale of Mercury-Added Products

9 September 2021, Quezon City.  As the highly publicized 9.9 online sale gets underway, the toxics watchdog group EcoWaste Coalition drew attention to the unlawful sale by third-party dealers of banned medical devices containing mercury, a highly toxic chemical, while…

Seaspiracy’s Nightmarish Odyssey

Seaspiracy is a powerful new documentary about the hazardous, unruly world of industrial fishing and stomach-churning abuse, overuse, disregard for life, as shown on Netflix, released by Disrupt Studios March 24th 2021. The opening scene of the film sets the…

Philippine Environmental Health Groups call for the protection of fishery resources from chemical pollution

As the Month of the Ocean is observed this May, environmental health groups EcoWaste Coalition and Oceana Philippines urged the government and other sectors to give close attention to the adverse impact of chemical pollution on the country’s dwindling fishery…

Philippines Groups: Policies anchored on climate justice protection key to restoring Earth

April 22, 2021 — Environmental and human rights groups marked this year’s Earth Day by calling on the Philippine government to prioritize the systemic changes needed to protect Filipinos from harms aggravated by the climate crisis. The groups, who are…

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