Press Releases

Advisory: Thousands to Participate in Global Day of Action Against Waste Burning and For Zero Waste
The Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives is mobilizing its membership of more than 800 grassroots groups in more than 90 countries, along with grassroots groups working against coal, fracking and other harmful energy projects.
Latin American Recyclers: "We are key players for the solution to the problem of waste"
Latin America, September 2011. The Network of Recyclers, Red Sealing Wax, is a representative and inclusive organization of labor movements that group Recyclers 15 countries in the region. As organized base Recyclers, adhere to the Global Day of Action Against Waste Incineration and, and alerted the authorities of our countries for damages associated with the implementation and prioritization of projects incineration and landfills.
Ecological Solid Waste Management Proponents Launch AIR
23 September 2011, Quezon City, Philippines. Environmental health and justice groups, community organizations, local government officials and celebrities gathered today for the Anti-Incineration Roadshow [AIRshow], the first in a national series of fora on waste incineration that aims to address the looming waste incineration outbreak in the country.
Manila City Council Lauded for Thumbing Down Incinerators
September 21, 2011, Quezon City, Philippines. Environment health leaders commended the Manila City Council for unanimously passing yesterday a resolution that effectively nipped in the bud proposal to burn Metro Manila’s trash.
EcoGroups Ask Davao City Officials to Junk "Waste-to-Energy" Proposals
September 20, 2011, Davao City, Philippines. The pollution watchdog EcoWaste Coalition urge Mayor Sara Duterte and the Davao City officials to cast aside incinerators disguising as “waste-to-energy” facilities proposed by foreign companies Herhof and Sinovia Capital.
UN Human Rights Report Calls for An End to Medical Waste Incineration
Health Care Without Harm News
September 14th, 2011
Buenos Aires, Brussels, Manila, Washington DC — Health Care Without Harm (HCWH) today praised an official report by a Special Rapporteur to the United Nations Human Rights Council that calls for an end to the incineration of medical waste in order to protect human health and the environment.
Communities, Green Groups Urge Government to Immediately Close All Toxic Dumps
September 5, 2011, Quezon City- A week after the tragic “garbageslide” in Baguio City that claimed six lives and left houses in disrepair, residents from different communities affected by existing dumps, together with health and environmental groups, gathered in front of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) to demand the immediate closure and rehabilitation of more than 1,000 illegal, toxic dumpsites all over the country.
USA: Action to End Detroit's Wasteful Incinerator
Frontline Communities and Teamsters Demand Clean Air, Good Jobs and Justice Detroit, Michigan, U.S., June 27, 2010 – Environmental justice advocates from across the U.S., the Teamsters Union, and neighborhood residents marched together this morning to the world’s largest waste incinerator to demand its closure. Representatives of Detroit’s pollution-impacted communities and their allies from across the country united to press the city’s Mayor for a just transition from burning waste to building resiliency in the face of ill-health, a crumbling economy, and the global climate crisis.
Clean Development Mechanism: dump it, don´t expand it
by Climate Justice Now!Transnational Institute
December 5th, 2008

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