Posts by Juressa Lee
Scrapping Container Return Scheme a grave error
The Prime Minister yesterday announced that a slew of climate and environment policies will be binned or deferred, redirecting focus to cyclone recovery and cost of living issues but Greenpeace…
Plastic polluter Coca-Cola receives early Christmas message from Greenpeace
Greenpeace Aotearoa has sent Coca-Cola an early Christmas gift by brand jamming the plastic polluter’s products in Auckland.
Tonnes of airborne microplastics another reason to support a global plastics treaty
Greenpeace Aotearoa is reaffirming its call on the government to support a strong global plastics treaty after research reveals 74 metric tonnes of microplastics is dispersed onto Auckland every year.
The case for banning plastic bottles and replacing them with reusable and refillable solutions
Greenpeace Aotearoa is ban single-use plastic drink bottles because they are a major contributor to plastic pollution, which harms human and environmental health; and
Greenpeace Aotearoa renews call for a strong global plastics treaty
Greenpeace Aotearoa has renewed calls for the government to advocate for a strong, legally-binding global plastics treaty as world governments meet at the first Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee meeting (INC1) in…
Greenpeace calls on UN to reject corporate sponsors like Coca-Cola from climate talks
Greenpeace is calling for corporate sponsors to be kept out of United Nations (UN) international climate talks.
A win for people power as more problem plastics banned
Greenpeace Aotearoa is celebrating “a win for people and the environment” after the Government announced that a range of single-use plastics are now banned from sale or manufacture, but the…
A pathway to Te Ao Māori and Kaitiakitanga through Te Reo
I heard the other day an expression that te reo Māori was the pathway to Te Ao Māori (the Māori world). This sums it up for me. Te Wiki o te Reo Māori is about creating space to reclaim and revitalise our language.
Petition to ban single-use plastic bottles heads to Parliament with giant albatross sculpture
On Thursday this week, Greenpeace Aotearoa will deliver a petition signed by almost 100,000 people calling on the Government to ban single-use plastic bottles and incentivise reusable and refillable alternatives.
#PlasticsTreaty: Why a global plastics treaty is essential to Africa
Decision-makers don’t have to look very far from where they are right now to understand why an ambitious global plastics treaty that covers the entire life cycle of plastics, is…