China has strong pollution laws on the books, but enforcement lags behind, harming the environment and human health. Through a multi-faceted capacity building program, we help grassroots community groups identify pollution problems and work with local governments to find solutions for cleaning up toxic waste and dangerous emissions.

Igniting a Reuse Revolution in China’s War Against Plastic Waste

Blog Post | February 15, 2024 | Lu Danning
Originally posted on the Wilson Center’s New Security Beat blog. China has rapidly moved to address escalating food and beverage packaging waste, including the 2018 ban on importing plastic...

Project Manager, Zero Waste Cities (FTE) for the Pacific Environment and Resources Center (USA) Chongqing Representative Office

Job | November 29, 2023 | Domenique Zuber
Pacific Environment and Resources Center (USA) Chongqing Representative Office 太平洋环境资源中心(美国)驻重庆代表处 Project Manager, Zero Waste Cities (FTE) 招聘启事 – 无废城市项目主任(全职) November, 2023 2023年11月 The Pacific Environment and Resources Center (USA)...

Making Reuse the Key Solution to the Climate Crisis

Report | May 20, 2023
Plastic pollution threatens the ecological environment, human health, and is a key driver of climate change. Single-use plastic is a particularly problematic type of plastic. This is due to...

New Year, New Wins

Blog Post | January 4, 2023 | Domenique Zuber
Happy New Year from all of us at Pacific Environment! Last year, we tackled everything from bubble tea sold in throw-away plastic containers to false, fossil-fueled promises in the...

Our Top 7 of 2022

Blog Post | December 26, 2022 | Domenique Zuber
We had a great year with many important wins. But none of this would have been possible without our supporters. This support helps Pacific Environment collaborate with brave grassroots...

Our Top 5 of 2021

Blog Post | December 28, 2021 | Domenique Zuber
In 2021, Pacific Environment partnered with community leaders to fight climate change, protect the oceans, build just societies, and move beyond fossil fuels toward a green economy. I’m proud...