On 15 May 2021, Israeli artillery shelling caused a fire that engulfed multiple units of the Khudeir Group’s warehouse in Beit Hanoun, the largest warehouse of pesticides and fertilizers in the Gaza Strip, which raged for several days. This fact sheet addresses the health risks and repercussions on the environment of this incident.
Plastic is ubiquitous: we use it for life-saving medical devices, clothing, toys and cosmetics; we use it in agriculture and industry. But we also know the growing risk of plastic waste in the environment, landfills and the oceans.
A guidebook contains 100 Palestinian farmers, artisans, and companies profiles that invites its readers to get to know the people behind the products they buy, and to build and expand their own individual network of producers.