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When Trash to Treasure is a Means of Subsistence

When Trash to Treasure is a Means of Subsistence

  Hi! My name is Clara, I am from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and I am currently PLAN’s Fundraising Development Intern. My interest in waste was sparked in my college years and grounded in on-campus waste reduction initiatives, such as move out programs and dorm composting systems. Since then, however, I have put more thought […]

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Our Safer Space Policy

PLEASE NOTE: This is the original version of the safer space policy. It has been updated as 6/5/2018. Please find the new Safer Space Policy and Community Agreements here. Also see our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Mandate. As we build a Zero Waste movement we strive to be conscious and intentional about the intersectional nature […]

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The Power of One

The Power of One

Michael Leland has been rifling through garbage bins, picking out recyclables, and pushing a shopping cart filled with the material down the street on the lower east side of Vancouver for more than a decade. “For years I just kind of pushed my cart through crowds with my head down,” he said. And much of […]

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