Paksa: Plastic pollution and climate change, an exciting opportunity from Nat Geo, and more...

NEW REPORT: The plastic pollution crisis isn’t only affecting our health and the environment, it’s also worsening the climate crisis. A groundbreaking report from #breakfreefromplastic member Center for International Environmental Law highlights the connections between our plastic addiction and the climate. 
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Planet or Plastic?

Calling all innovators, scientists, researchers, storytellers and other creative minds! National Geographic is looking for innovative solutions to help tackle the world’s single-use plastic problem.

UK based #breakfreefromplastic member Tearfund launched their latest report, ‘No Time to Waste’. The report backed by environmentalist David Attenborough reveals the stark health impacts of the plastic pollution crisis on the world’s poorest people.
"We must all be willing to confront this issue, by overhauling how we produce and consume plastics and breaking free from our addiction to plastics."

The recent agreement formalized at the UN Basel Convention is a major step forward in curbing the movement of hazardous waste from one country to another. #breakfreefromplastic changemaker Mageswari Sangaralingam of the Consumers Association of Penang in Malaysia weighs in.

Major brands using toxic substances illegally in plastic production.

#breakfreefromplastic members BUND and the European Environmental Bureau expose the toxic chemicals used illegally by 5 of the top 10 global chemical companies.

BREAKING: New report from the Tishman Center commissioned by BFFP member GAIA finds that 4.4 million people in the U.S. are exposed to pollution from incinerators.

Why are incinerators bad for cities? Let’s count the ways:
Bad for public health
Bad for wallet
Bad for climate

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