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Why advocate on waste and a circular economy?

How individuals and organisations can use advocacy to tackle waste and plastic pollution

2017

A farming family poses with their biodigestor which turns waste into natural gas to use for cooking.

A farming family poses with their biodigestor which turns waste into natural gas to use for cooking. Photo: Eleanor Bentall/Tearfund

From: Why advocate?

Inspiration and guidance for understanding the importance of influencing the decisions, policies and practices of people with power to bring about positive, sustainable change to specific development issues.

Our current approach to resources is creating mountains of waste, which is killing people and the planet. This booklet sets out why advocacy on waste is so important, and provides ways of helping individuals and organisations do it at a national or local level, through the church and local communities.

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