Green groups reveal top plastic polluters following massive beach cleanup on Freedom Island

Green groups reveal top plastic polluters following massive beach cleanup on Freedom Island

MANILA, Philippines (September 22, 2017) – International brands are among the worst oceans polluters—and  green groups under the global #breakfreefromplastic movement are holding them to account. The results from the groups’ eight-day beach cleanup,  waste and brand audit on Freedom Island revealed that six international brands are responsible for 53.8% of plastic packaging pollution found in the designated ecotourism area,  which has been  declared  as […]

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Tanggapan Masyarakat Sipil Terhadap Proyek Uji Coba Jalan Aspal Plastik

Tanggapan Masyarakat Sipil Terhadap Proyek Uji Coba Jalan Aspal Plastik

Jakarta, 9 Agustus 2017 – Fenomena demam jalan aspal-plastik yang dimulai di India, menjalar ke Indonesia. Tanpa kajian yang matang dan holistik, terutama terkait dengan potensi timbulan, sirkulasi dan proses daur-ulang berbagai jenis plastik yang sudah ada, solusi latah ini tidak dapat disebut sebagai solusi berkelanjutan dan tidak mencerminkan visi circular economy. Dari berbagai liputan, Kementerian Pekerjaan Umum dan Perumahan Rakyat diketahui bekerjasama dengan Kementerian […]

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Groups to ASEAN: Act on plastic pollution, push Zero Waste in the region

Groups to ASEAN: Act on plastic pollution, push Zero Waste in the region

MANILA, PHILIPPINES – On the 50th founding anniversary of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) celebrated this month, environmental groups urged the regional body to act on plastic pollution in the region. “ASEAN member countries can stop plastic pollution and protect our oceans by instituting policies that will reduce the use of single-use disposable plastics, protecting the region’s borders from becoming dumping grounds of waste […]

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It’s Time To #BreakFreeFromPlastic

It’s Time To #BreakFreeFromPlastic

I’ve got to break free I want to break free, yeah I want, I want, I want, I want to break free. Begitulah penggalan lirik lagu “I Want To Break Free” yang dipopulerkan oleh Queen. Dengan semangat yang sama seperti lagu tersebut, pada tahun lalu, kampanye Break Free From Plastic digagas dan diluncurkan oleh lembaga-lembaga non profit seluruh dunia! Bisa dikatakan bahwa ini adalah gerakan […]

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