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Filipino Barangays – Leading the Way in Zero Waste Models

Communities in the Philippines that were once riddled with trash are being recognized for their revolutionary zero waste models. By implementing a combination of effective policy advocacy, powerful grassroots organizing, and meaningful community education on ecological waste management, these communities decreased their waste in landfills, generated more jobs, and enhanced …

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Darjeeling: Two Sides of the Mountain – Forest Farms and Garbage Chutes

For zero waste and ecological justice to be positive, liberating forces, we need to replace the colonial infrastructure and the colonial mindsets that restrict communities like Darjeeling from cultivating real solutions rooted in traditional cultures, values, and ecosystems knowledge. Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives (GAIA) staff have just returned from …