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Discarded: Communities on the Frontlines of the Global Plastic Crisis

This report continues GAIA’s research on the effects of China’s National Sword policy and the broader implications of plastic pollution as the world attempts to adjust to a new landscape of global plastic recycling. As the crisis deepens, this report focuses on three countries in Southeast Asia, and particularly the stories of people on the ground who have been thrust to the frontlines of the world’s plastic problem.

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Field Value
Document type Reports, journal articles, and research papers (including theses and dissertations)
Language of document
  • English
Topics Pollution and waste
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Indonesia
  • Malaysia
  • Thailand
Copyright Yes
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©2019 Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives 1958 University Avenue Berkeley, CA 94704 This report or its parts may be reproduced for non-commercial purposes provided the source is fully acknowledged. Reproduction for sale or commercial purposes is prohibited without written permission of the copyright holder.

Version / Edition April 2019
License CC-BY-NC-ND-4.0

GAIA is a global network of more than 800 grassroots groups, NGOs, and individuals. We envision 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. We work to catalyze a global shift towards environmental justice by strengthening grassroots social movements that advance solutions to waste and pollution.

Author (corporate) GAIA members and partners around the world
Co-author (coorporate) Break Free From Plastic Movement, Balifokus/ Nexus3, Consumers Association of Penang, the Ecology Center, Ecoton, Friends of the Earth Malaysia, Greenpeace, and the Story of Stuff Project
Publisher USA
Publication date 2019
Pagination 46
Keywords Plastic waste
Date uploaded April 29, 2019, 16:22 (UTC)
Date modified April 29, 2019, 16:23 (UTC)