Carlos Silva Filho Update on ISWA’s Campaign to Close the Dumpsites 2018-05-22 12:43:31 ISWA BLOG: Close the Dumpsites, Clean the Oceans, Educate the Kids ISWA’s campaign for the Closure of the World’s Biggest Dumpsites has reached a new stage as it has delivered a concrete result with the effective closure of the Estrutural dumpsite in Brasília, capital of Brazil. read more ... UN Environment Publishes Videos and New Zealand Joins 2018-05-11 14:08:19 IN DEPTH: Microplastics, the Volvo Ocean Race and the CleanSeas Campaign The Volvo Ocean Race Science Programme has found the highest levels of microplastics in the South China, UN Environment has published videos on its CleanSeas Campaign and New Zealand has joined. read more ... EEB Urges More Action to Tackle Unecessary Plastic Waste 2017-12-14 12:08:41 UN Environment Assembly Resolution to Tackle Plastic Waste & Marine Litter Moves to address marine litter and microplastics, prevent and reduce air pollution were among the 13 non-binding resolutions passed by the UN Environment Assembly at its recent meeting in in Nairobi. read more ... New CIWM President Urges Global Action to Tackle ‘Waste Emergency’ 2017-10-18 10:14:27 New CIWM President Urges Global Action to Tackle ‘Waste Emergency’ The incoming President of the CIWM, Professor David C. Wilson, has highlighted how critical resource and waste management is to public health and the environment on a global scale. read more ... International Need to Reduce Waste to Meet 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development 2017-09-29 10:42:16 UNEP Report: Towards a Pollution Free Planet Calls for Waste Reduction UN Environment has published a report which calls for action from government and businesses to prevent and reduce pollution and waste. read more ... Trump Threatens to “Divorce Climate Policy from Science” 2017-06-01 13:37:05 Paris Climate Agreement – Trumped? According to reports from highly regarded sources, US President Donald Trump is set to withdraw support for the 2015 Paris Climate Change Agreement. read more ... Corporations and Public Figures Back Drive to Reduce Plastic Waste 2017-02-24 15:23:53 IN DEPTH: Celebrity Backing as UN Declares War on Plastic Waste in the Oceans UN Environment (UNEP) launched a global campaign to eliminate major sources of marine litter yesterday, including microplastics in cosmetics and the excessive, wasteful usage of single-use plastic by the year 2022. read more ...
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