The 2nd Zero Waste School Festival

Did you know that approximately 90% of the 1.8 billion individuals in the globe who are between the ages of 10 and 24 live in developing nations? The largest group of young people ever may unite, foster communal resilience, spur social advancement, and affect...

The 2nd Zero Waste School Festival and VZWA Annual Meeting 2022

Initiated by the Vietnam Zero Waste Alliance (VZWA), the first Zero School was organized by the Vietnam Zero Waste Alliance (VZWA) and took place in Hanoi in 2021. Schools and network partners have given the event favorable reviews. The second Zero Waste School...

A Historic Leap in the Fight Against Waste Colonialism

September 14, 2022 – Today the Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives (GAIA) in the Asia Pacific and its member organizations have concluded the first step of a restorative justice process with the U.S.-based organization Ocean Conservancy (OC). The...

Food delivery boosts use of plastic packaging in Brazil

The Covid-19 pandemic has caused the consumption of take-out food to skyrocket – and with it, that of plastics for packaging, in addition to straws, cups, plates, and cutlery. Plastic consumption in the delivery sector jumped 46% from 2019 to 2021. It means a rise to...

Stop Shipping Plastic Waste

Ending waste exports from rich to weaker economies is crucial to reducing plastic pollution, and protecting communities from the impacts of the plastic waste trade. In 2021, a Shipping Lines Campaign was launched by the Basel Action Network, The Last Beach Cleanup,...