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Tell Congress to Reject the TPPTell Congress to Reject the TPP

Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), governing trade in the Pacific, will negatively impact food safety, workers’ rights, and the environment. It prioritizes corporate profits over the health and well-being of people and the planet. Take action!

Tell Congress to stop trading away our foodTrading Away Our Food System

The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) between the US and EU would allow corporations to challenge laws and regulations that protect our health and the planet, just for their profits. Find out more and take action!

Tell Darden Restaurants to Serve More Healthy, Green, Fair FoodTake Action: More Healthy, Green, and Fair Food in Restaurants

Darden Restaurants—owner of Olive Garden, Longhorn Steakhouse, Bahama Breeze, Seasons 52, and The Capital Grille—is the #1 casual-dining operator in terms of revenue. Ask Darden to serve greener meals that are better for our health, the planet, and workers!

note to Congress: protect our communities from toxic chemicalsTake Action: Demand Control of Toxic Chemicals

The new Senate bill fails to protects human health from toxic chemicals linked to a wide range of diseases and disabilities. The bill also undercuts the efforts of states that are trying to regulate toxins. Tell your senators we need real toxic chemical laws.

Tell Congress to say no to the DARK ActTake Action: Oppose the DARK Act

The so-called DARK Act (Deny Americans the Right to Know Act) will preempt mandatory labeling at the state level and prevent the FDA from requiring mandatory GMO labeling in the future. Tell Congress to say no to the DARK Act.
woman in clothes closetDangers of Nanotechnology

Untested nanotechnology in clothing may be hazardous to your health and the environment.
woman in clothes closetHow Toxic Is Your Closet?

Clothing manufacturing unleashes a surprising amount of toxins on workers and on the planet, and some chemicals even linger on clothes after you buy them. Here’s what you need to know.
credit card swipingDon't Toss It. Mend It!

Make your clothes last longer, even without sewing talent. We've got the resources for you to turn to.

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