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Michigan Teamsters marching for zero waste and environmental justice, Detroit 2010

An Open Letter from 60+ Climate Justice Organizations to the AFL-CIO

Over the last four years, GAIA has been working with a number of allied organizations and networks in the US to build a nationwide platform for climate justice and community resilience. Aligning our efforts on zero waste with allied sustainability issues such as clean energy and food sovereignty, has strengthened …

Electronic scrap being sorted at a warehouse

Urban Poor Communities Care about Waste

(Photo: Greenpeace/Jose Enrique Soriano) Life in most urban poor communities in poor and developing countries is intimately tied to activities and issues related to waste. Trash tends to be ubiquitous and very visible; basic waste management services tend to be inadequate, if not completely lacking. For many in these communities, …