2,000 March Against Incinerator in San Sebastian
At least 2,000 people march in the streets of San Sebastian in the Basque Region of Spain to protest against the construction of an incinerator.
50 NGOs push for ban on endosulfan
MANILA, Philippines – Members of various citizens’ groups asked the government to ban endosulfan in the Philippines, stressing that its continued use is akin to a ticking “toxic time bomb."
EU Waste Framework Directive: End of the Road
On June 17, 2008, the European Parliament approved a weak, industry-friendly Waste Framework Directive.
Stop Trashing the Climate Report Released
Provides compelling evidence that aiming for zero waste is one of the fastest, cheapest, and most effective ways to combat climate change.
Stop Trashing the Climate Report Connects Waste and Global Warming
In June activists in countries such as the Philippines, Canada and the United States took action to call attention to the findings of a groundbreaking new report. The Stop Trashing the Climate report, written by GAIA, the Institute for Local Self Reliance and Eco-Cycle, provides compelling evidence that preventing waste and expanding reuse, recycling, and composting programs — that is, aiming for zero waste — is one of the fastest, cheapest, and most effective strategies available for combating climate change.