PRACTICAL ZERO WASTE
Asia-Pacific Anti-Incineration Panel Discussion
Hosted by GAIA
This is a replay of a panel discussion hosted in October 2020. Listen to speakers as they talk about defending the incineration ban in the Philippines, the incinerator push by the government of Malaysia, and the incinerator push by the industry in New Zealand.
Speakers: Glenn Ymata of Break Free From Plastic (BFFP) and No Burn Pilipinas, Lee Chong Tek of Gabongan Anti Incinerator Kebangsaan (Malaysia), Marty Hoffart of Aotearoa Plastic Pollution Alliance (APPA) (New Zealand)
GAIA is a worldwide alliance of more than 800 grassroots groups, non-governmental organizations, and individuals in over 90 countries.
GAIA aims to catalyze a global shift towards environmental justice by strengthening grassroots social movements that advance solutions to waste and pollution.
GAIA envisions a just, zero waste world built on respect for ecological limits and community rights, where people are free from the burden of toxic pollution, and resources are sustainably conserved, not burned or dumped.
GAIA see waste and its resulting pollution as a symptom of a larger, profit-driven extractive economy, and we promote zero waste as a holistic solution and an economic shift toward justice and sustainability.