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A coastal city takes action to reduce the most common sources of disposable plastic waste.

Sep 10, 2021 Blog Post

Americans use and discard more than 390 million straws a day. Seattle's ban on plastic straws is reducing that number, and keeping plastic waste out...

Sep 7, 2021 Blog Post

Washington, D.C., is one of several cities and states that have banned some packaging made of polystyrene (otherwise known as Styrofoam) in recent years. The...

Aug 31, 2021 Blog Post

California has been a flagship state for bans of plastic bags, first at the local level, followed by the adoption of the nation's first statewide...

Aug 27, 2021 Blog Post

One of the most widely shared images from the inauguration was of Sen. Bernie Sanders huddled in his chair, trying to stay warm in...

Jan 27, 2021 Blog Post

Container deposit laws fund recycling programs at the point of purchase – a surprisingly powerful idea about to have its moment.

Dec 15, 2020 Blog Post
Producer Responsibility Policies to Move the U.S. Toward Zero Waste

Producer responsibility programs are a valuable tool for tackling the plastic waste crisis. They have a successful track record of shifting incentives for producers away...

Oct 29, 2020 Report

Solar panels have a major role in the transition from an extractive, polluting economy to a sustainable one. Planning ahead for how to dispose of...

Oct 16, 2020 Blog Post

The clothing industry is responsible for a huge carbon footprint. Rather than contributing to the problem, we as consumers can be a part of the...

Sep 24, 2020 Blog Post

The changes in America’s production of waste during COVID give us an opportunity to reevaluate the waste problem in our country as a whole and...

Aug 17, 2020 Blog Post

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