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THE RECYCLING MYTH

Publication | November 27, 2018 at 10:00

In many places a waste management system exists that claims to dispose, incinerate or recycle collected plastic waste. In reality, most of the plastic waste generated in high-income countries is transported to low- and middle- income countries,...

'Recycling’ from developed world dumped in Malaysia and left to rot

Press release | November 27, 2018 at 10:00

Kuala Lumpur- Malaysia is the new dumping site for plastic ‘recycling’ from more than 19 countries, including the US, UK and Australia, according to new research released today by Greenpeace Malaysia. “The Recycling Myth” report has uncovered...

New standards for ‘sustainable’ palm oil must be enforced immediately

Press release | November 15, 2018 at 23:02

“New standards for ‘sustainable’ palm oil must be enforced immediately”, says Greenpeace

Survivors fight for climate justice in London, five years after Philippines’ deadliest...

Press release | November 6, 2018 at 13:02

London/Manila – Survivors of Super Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines – the deadliest storm to hit the country – are in London to give personal testimonies at a landmark inquiry to determine whether the world’s largest carbon producers are...

Coca-Cola, Nestlé, Danone, Mars, Pepsi and Unilever sign global plastics pledge but...

Press release | October 29, 2018 at 16:00

Bali, Indonesia- Greenpeace has cautiously welcomed the New Plastics Economy Global Commitment announced today by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation (EMF), saying that it allows for too much flexibility. Coke, Danone, Mars, Pepsi and Unilever are...

Global survey reveals FMCG companies’ contribution to plastic pollution crisis

Press release | October 23, 2018 at 13:14

Jakarta– Fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) corporations are a predominant force behind the throwaway economic model driving the plastic pollution crisis, according to a comprehensive sector survey Greenpeace International released today. None of...

Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, and Nestlé found to be worst plastic polluters worldwide in...

Press release | October 9, 2018 at 8:33

Manila, Philippines – Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, and Nestlé were the most frequent companies identified in 239 cleanups and brand audits spanning 42 countries and six continents, the Break Free From Plastic movement announced today. Over 187,000 pieces...

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