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The 2nd Zero Waste School Festival

Trang ToDec 10, 20226 min read
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…

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

Trang ToNov 25, 20223 min read
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…

A Historic Leap in the Fight Against Waste Colonialism

Tuyen TranSep 15, 20227 min read
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 process aims…

Food delivery boosts use of plastic packaging in Brazil

Tuyen TranAug 22, 20224 min read
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…

30 Day Plastic Free Challenge with VZWA

Tuyen TranJul 1, 20225 min read
30 Day Plastic Free Challenge with VZWA

Plastic Free July is a global movement that helps millions of people become an important part of solutions to reduce plastic pollution – simple examples can be seen as cleaning the streets, the sea, making the community more beautiful. This is a month-long…

Stop Shipping Plastic Waste

Tuyen TranJul 1, 20224 min read
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…

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