Member Profile: KKPKP and SWaCH
KKPKP, the trade union of waste pickers, itinerant waste buyers, waste collectors, and other informal recyclers in the Indian city of Pune, has helped these workers get integrated into municipal waste management systems.
Celebrating Community: GAIA 10 Report Offers Snapshots of First Decade
GAIA’s first decade ended in December 2010—and we spent 2011 putting together stories and images to share a snapshot of the alliance’s collective work. GAIA’s values include taking the time to appreciate one another and to celebrate our success and work together. We hope this report, “GAIA 10: 10 Years of Community Action for Zero Waste Solutions,” will be an opportunity for collective reflection and celebration.
Biogas - The Future of Sustainable Waste Management
A two day skill sharing seminar on emerging Biogas technologies brought together innovators, scientists, engineers, experts, government representatives, waste picker organizations and NGOs from India and other parts of Asia to share ideas, learn and disseminate information in the field of Biogas development and management.
Waste and Climate Change Activities in China - October 2010
The presence of UN climate change negotiations in Tianjin, China, in October 2010, provided a wonderful opportunity to bring together three budding streams of GAIA’s work: a growing network of Zero Waste organizations in China; connections with grassroots recyclers around the world; and efforts to rectify global climate policy and redirect subsidies from “waste-to-energy” towards Zero Waste.
New Report: An Industry Blowing Smoke
10 reasons why gasification, pyrolysis & plasma incineration are not “green solutions”
JPEPA and Toxic Wastes
A one-page fact sheet on the Japan-Philippines Economic Partnership Agreement (JPEPA) and its promotion of toxic waste trade, written by GAIA, Basel Action Network, and EcoWaste Coalition.