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Press Release (January 8, 2019) Green America Lauds Landmark State Bill Introduced to Mandate Digital Receipts as Default Alternative to Wasteful, BPA- and BPS-Coated Paper Receipts. SACRAMENTO, CA – January 8, 2019 – A new bill in the California Assembly would make the state the…
Skip the Slip, waste, paper, water, trees
Press Release (December 11, 2018) Verizon, A Telecom Industry Laggard at 2 Percent Renewables, Vows to Reach 50 Percent by 2025; Still Trails Behind T-Mobile’s 100 Percent Goal for 2021.

Press Release (November 20, 2018) “We’re Not Buying It”: Waste, Climate Change, Sweatshop Labor, and Toxins
green living, Black Friday
Press Release (October 16, 2018) "People & Planet Award” Gives Back to Eco-Friendly Companies in Georgia & Ohio

Press Release (October 11, 2018) Green America’s Consumer Guide Grades Candy Makers on Ethical, Social and Environmental Practices; Worst Companies Include Godiva, Mondelez (Cadbury) and Ferrero.
cocoa, child labor
Press Release (September 26, 2018) Celebrity Activist and Gangsta Gardener Promote Climate Change Mitigation and Healthy Eating Through Community, Home Gardens. It’s Not About “Sustainable” Anymore, It’s About Being “Regenerative.”

Press Release (September 10, 2018) Global Climate Action Summit Affiliate Event “Carbon Sequestration in Soil: Scaling Investment” Explores How Investment Can Drive Climate Solutions in Agriculture.
Press Release (August 20, 2018) CVS' Practice of Printing Some of the Longest Receipts is "Coming Up Short"; Receipt Paper Continues to be Major Source of toxin BPS.
paper, climate, toxins, recycled, Skip the Slip
Press Release (July 9, 2018) Hawaii-Themed Marketing Spiel Ignores the Fact Telecom Giant Is an Industry Laggard on Renewables; Green America Pushing Verizon to Match T-Mobile’s 100 Percent Clean Energy Goal.
climate change, clean energy, renewable energy
Press Release (May 21, 2018) Gardens Could Combat Climate Change While Producing 12 Million Tons of High-Quality Food; Push to Equal WWII Victory Garden Level Would Equal 40 Million Gardens.

Press Release (May 10, 2018) Walmart, Walgreens, Target and Petco Among Retail Laggards, While Apple and Best Buy Are Leaders; Report Provides Tips for Consumers and Workers to Minimize Their Exposure to Receipts.

Press Release (May 1, 2018) May Day Actions Against Samsung: (Amsterdam, Hanoi, Hong Kong, London, New York, San Jose, Seoul)
smartphone sweatshops
Press Release (April 26, 2018) Bill will allow all Americans to invest in a clean energy future for the country

Press Release (April 19, 2018) “2018 COCOA BAROMETER” REPORT PAINTS DARK CHOCOLATE PICTURE: AS PRICES FALL, WOES RISE FOR FARMERS, CHILDREN, FORESTS   “Guilty Pleasure”: With Environmentally Damaging Overproduction and Insensitive Methods, Cocoa Sector Falls Far Short of…

Press Release (March 6, 2018) The Carbon Underground and Green America, in partnership with Ben & Jerry’s (Unilever), DanoneWave, Annie’s (General Mills), and MegaFood have begun development of a global verification standard for food grown in a regenerative manner.

Press Release (March 1, 2018) Green America Review Ranks T-Mobile Best with A-, Sprint Gets C, and AT&T C-; Verizon Gets “F” on Current Clean Energy Sourcing, Commitment to Improve, and GHG Emission Reductions. Washington, D.C. – March 1, 2018 – Cell phone consumers…
climate, clean energy, fossil fuels, wind, solar
Press Release (February 5, 2018) Following T-Mobile’s 100% Clean Energy Pledge, AT&T Hints It Will Follow Suit, Making Verizon Industry Laggard.
clean energy, renewable energy
Press Release (January 31, 2018) “Fueling the Future”: Green America’s “People & Planet” Award Gives Greenbacks to Green Companies. Winning Companies in Washington, D.C., Detroit, and Lawrence, KS.

Press Release (January 30, 2018) T-mobile is committed to 100% clean energy. Time for AT&T and Verizon to catch up.
clean energy
Press Release (January 17, 2018) Protesters Post List of Eight Key Reforms to Ensure “Meaningful Fixes” to Approval Process at FERC Headquarters.