Wasting our Waterways
Polluters poured nearly 200 million pounds of toxic substances into U.S. waterways in 2020. We must strengthen Clean Water Act protections and reduce toxics use.
Less driving is possible
Buying LED bulbs: What to look for
Pennsylvania’s Dirty Dozen
How to get more from state energy efficiency programs
Energy efficiency is good for our health, safety and environment. With good planning and implementation, efficiency programs can do even more to improve lives and protect the climate.
“Certified natural gas” is not a source of clean energy
The federal government should not help the fossil fuel industry by certifying methane gas “clean” or “environmentally friendly.” That would be greenwashing, and mislead the public.
Products without plastic: Innovating for a packaging-free future
Reducing the amount of plastic we dump into our environment demands a radical rethink of the way we package our stuff. But a growing number of entrepreneurs are asking an even more fundamental question: Instead of rethinking the packaging, why not rethink the product itself?
“Chemical recycling”: What you need to know.
Chemical recycling is intended to convert plastic waste to fuel and new plastics. This is not a solution to the plastic waste crisis. It’s not really even recycling. Here’s what you need to know.
How to curb health care costs
Hospitals charge commercial payers far more than is needed to cover their expenses, with people who pay insurance premiums ultimately paying the price.