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America produces way, way too much waste. Our systems for dealing with it are in crisis mode.

Sep 30, 2021 Blog Post

What does abandoned mine land have to offer for conservation, waste reduction and renewable energy? Lots.

Mar 12, 2021 Blog Post

If America's infrastructure conversation can turn to the question of what projects are actually necessary to solve our most pressing challenges, then there is an...

Jan 19, 2021 Blog Post

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

Plastic waste sits in landfills, cities, and forests. It breaks down into microplastics that fill the ocean, accumulate in wildlife, and cause health problems in...

Sep 15, 2020 Blog Post
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Americans use 4 times more toilet paper than the global average. Producing it puts a global carbon sink at risk.

Apr 24, 2020 Blog Post

This week, New York ditches single-use plastic bags. Congrats! You won’t miss them (much) – here’s some advice from Frontier Group.

Mar 2, 2020 Blog Post
Bring plates to the potluck.

Seeing disposable plates at a casual high school event may not be something we’d think twice about. But a glimpse at the reuse culture in...

Feb 27, 2020 Blog Post
Protecting Our Health and Oceans

Every day, we use millions of plastic bags, straws and utensils, and foam cups and containers for just a few minutes before tossing them, and...

Feb 23, 2020 Report