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4 Ways to Reduce Plastic Pollution

  • Business
  • circular economy
  • coronavirus
  • waste
  • Ocean
  • pollution
  • regulation
Plastic waits for recycling landfill in the Philippines.
  • Business
  • circular economy
  • coronavirus
  • waste
  • Ocean
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  • regulation
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How to Build a Circular Economy

  • Economics
  • circular economy
  • waste
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • Business
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • greenhouse gases
  • natural resources
  • Climate
  • Food Loss and Waste
Two recycling facility workers next to bales of aluminum cans. Photo by Aaron Minnick | WRI.
  • Economics
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  • waste
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • Business
  • climate change
  • emissions
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  • natural resources
  • Climate
  • Food Loss and Waste

RELEASE: PACE Announces Four New Board Members

  • Business
  • circular economy
  • waste
  • Business
  • circular economy
  • waste
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We're Underestimating How Many People Lack Sanitation Services—and Ignoring the Best Solution for Many Cities

  • cities for all
  • sanitation
  • waste
  • Cities
  • world resources report
Polluter waterways carry impacts of poor sanitation citywide. Photo by SusanA Secretariat/Flickr
  • cities for all
  • sanitation
  • waste
  • Cities
  • world resources report

RELEASE: Safe, Affordable Sanitation a Pipe Dream for Too Many Households in Global South

  • cities for all
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  • Cities
  • health
  • cities for all
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  • Cities
  • health
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Kenya’s Farmers Battle Drought through Biodiesel Made from Cotton Waste

  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • waste
  • Energy
Abel Mutie, a Kenyan farmer
  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • waste
  • Energy
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Urban Transformations: In Pune, India, Waste Pickers Go from Trash to Treasure

  • Cities
  • Urban Transformations
  • waste
  • human rights
  • poverty
Members of a waste-pickers cooperative push collection carts along the streets of Pune, India
  • Cities
  • Urban Transformations
  • waste
  • human rights
  • poverty
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Barriers to a Circular Economy: 5 Reasons the World Wastes So Much Stuff (and Why It's Not Just the Consumer's Fault)

  • circular economy
  • waste
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • Business
  • Food Loss and Waste
Plastic pollution piles up on a beach on Clipperton Atoll in the Pacific.
  • circular economy
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  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • Business
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The Man Who Stopped the Mine. Q&A with Prafulla Samantara, 2017 Goldman Environmental Prize Winner

  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • extractive industries
  • human rights
  • indigenous people
  • natural resources
Prafulla Samantara, 2017 Goldman Environmental Prize winner. Photo by Goldman Environmental Foundation
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  • human rights
  • indigenous people
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From Waste to Watts: How Sewage Could Help Fix India's Water, Energy and Sanitation Woes

  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • waste
  • renewable energy
  • wastewater
  • Water Quality
  • water risk
Unkal tank
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • waste
  • renewable energy
  • wastewater
  • Water Quality
  • water risk
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Congress and Trump Gut Disclosure Rules for Fossil Fuel Foreign Payments

  • Finance
  • U.S. policy
  • extractive industries
  • fossil fuels
  • human rights
  • natural resources
People in Nigerian village
  • Finance
  • U.S. policy
  • extractive industries
  • fossil fuels
  • human rights
  • natural resources

Ecuador Shows Why Communities and the Climate Need Strong Forest Rights

  • Climate
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • extractive industries
  • human rights
  • land rights
  • fossil fuels
The impacts of oil extraction in Ecuador show why secure community forest rights are necessary to protect livelihoods and the environment. Photo credit: Tomas Munita, CIFOR
  • Climate
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • extractive industries
  • human rights
  • land rights
  • fossil fuels
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What Will it Take to End the “Resource Curses?”

  • environmental democracy
  • extractive industries
  • natural resources
  • fossil fuels
  • environmental justice
  • land rights
Chad's oil fields continue to leach chemicals, create air pollution, and degrade Lake Chad. Photo credit: Carsen ten Brink, Flickr
  • environmental democracy
  • extractive industries
  • natural resources
  • fossil fuels
  • environmental justice
  • land rights

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