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Global Day of Action against Waste Incineration

Feature story | June 17, 2002 at 6:00

Greenpeace together with an NGO delegation composed of environmental and church groups met with Department of Health (DOH) officials led by Dr. Antonio Lopez, Undersecretary for Operations, to submit a petition endorsed by 170 groups and...

Samui Incinerator - What a Waste!

Feature story | October 16, 2002 at 6:00

Once they said it's state of the art, now the incinerator that's oddly constructed in the world famous tropical paradise called Samui Island in Surat Thani province is crumbling on its own crap.

Samui exposed to toxic pollution

Feature story | March 8, 2005 at 7:00

Greenpeace today alerted the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) about the very high level of toxic pollution that is plaguing the resort island of Samui - warning that this may have a negative impact on the tourism industry of the island.

Incineration

Hub | February 23, 2007 at 12:40

Greenpeace opposes dirty incinerators 'by any other name'

Press release | August 18, 2016 at 16:14

Manila, 18 August 2016- In reaction to endorsements and plans for introducing waste-to-energy technology in the Philippines, Abigail Aguilar, Detox Campaigner of Greenpeace Southeast Asia - Philippines, said:​

POPs

Hub | April 4, 2006 at 13:34

Eliminate toxic chemicals

Hub | May 16, 2008 at 17:28

Philippines under attack by incinerator companies - Greenpeace

Press release | June 9, 1997 at 8:00

The international environmental organization Greenpeace today warned that the Philippines is in danger of becoming one of the largest dumping grounds in Asia of discredited Western waste management technologies, particularly incineration. At...

Greenpeace hits moves to repeal burner ban in Clean Air Act

Press release | January 19, 2001 at 8:00

Officials and politicians seeking to repeal the incineration ban in the Clean Air Act should redirect their energies towards implementing preventive and real solutions to the country's burgeoning garbage crisis instead of using the ban as a...

Resources up in Flames

Publication | April 1, 2004 at 8:00

Incinerators in Thailand

Publication | September 1, 2001 at 8:00

A profile of two incinerators in Thailand, the Phuket and Koh Samui incinerators.

Clean Air Act: The World is Watching - Greenpeace

Press release | April 20, 1999 at 8:00

In an appeal sent from the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise, which is visiting Manila to mark the beginning of the bicameral negotiations on the Clean Air Act, the international environmental group has called upon the Philippine government to enact...

Greenpeace warns Erap administration against incineration

Press release | January 25, 1999 at 8:00

The environmental group Greenpeace International today cautioned the Estrada administration against embracing incineration as the "solution" to Metro Manila's mounting waste problems, stressing that communities who are opposing landfills have...

Greenpeace urges government to rush recycling and composting

Press release | January 15, 2001 at 8:00

The environmental group Greenpeace today challenged the Philippine government to rush the construction of composting and recycling plants instead of wasting resources in extremely unfavorable waste management dinosaurs like landfills and...

Greenpeace urges BMA to junk incineration

Press release | February 16, 2001 at 8:00

In order to avoid the ecological and economic nightmares associated with the growing waste problems of metropolitan Bangkok, city authorities should start shifting its waste management focus on a strategy that places precedence on waste reduction...

Greenpeace releases new report linking incineration and human health impacts , Thailand

Press release | April 3, 2001 at 8:00

A new Greenpeace report released last week points to clear evidence that incinerators release a virtual soup of toxic substances, including cancer-causing dioxins, and that workers at incinerator plants and people living in nearby communities are...

Greenpeace releases new report linking incineration and human health impacts

Press release | April 3, 2001 at 8:00

A new Greenpeace report released last week points to clear evidence that incinerators release a virtual soup of toxic substances, including cancer-causing dioxins, and that workers at incinerator plants and people living in nearby communities are...

Greenpeace assails JBIC: Stop loan aid for dirty incinerators!

Press release | May 21, 2001 at 8:00

Greenpeace today stormed the headquarters of one of the world’s largest financial institutions, Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) on Ratchadamri road in Bangkok, Thailand to demand for the cancellation of loans towards dioxin...

Heavy metals and other contaminants in bottom ash and fly ash generated by...

Publication | September 1, 2001 at 8:00

In June and October 1999, Greenpeace International visited the municipal and medical waste incinerator complex near Phuket, Thailand, both in order to collect samples of incinerator ashes stored on site for chemical analysis. This reports reveals...

What's in electronic devices?

Page | April 4, 2006 at 13:36

Electronic devices are a complex mixture of several hundred materials, many of which contain toxic heavy metals such as lead, mercury, cadmium and beryllium and hazardous chemicals, such as brominated flame retardants. Polluting PVC plastic is...

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