When Robert Haley was a kid growing up in the ’60s, he collected Coke bottles for a nickel or dime.
Today, Haley is the Zero Waste Manager for the San Francisco Department of the Environment and he recycles a lot more than just bottles and cans. After working for both the nonprofit and for-profit…
With today’s economic realities, a “shift to thrift” is vital to help our country’s cash-strapped and debt-laden citizens save more and spend less, while conserving precious resources. One important element of that shift—reuse—is easier than ever, thanks to a growing number of Internet sites that… By greenamerica
By Beth Porter, Published July 15, 2020
The COVID-19 crisis has touched every aspect of our society and laid bare the fundamental, unjust problems in many of our systems, particularly in healthcare, agriculture, and housing. The waste system is also one that has been significantly impacted by the…
Plastics have been in the news lately for being a major source of pollution worldwide. You might have questions and you’re not alone. Here, we answer some of the questions we get asked most about plastics and recycling—you may find the answers for you! By Mary Meade
Smuckers removes GMOs and high fructose corn syrup from Uncrustables, its very popular peanut butter and jelly product for kids.
Green America's GMO Inside campaign has mobilized tens of thousands of consumers to ask Smuckers to remove GMOs from its products.
This Plastic Free July, ask your elected officials to support the Break Free from Plastic Pollution Act!
Green America is proud to be one of over 400 advocacy groups supporting this ground-breaking legislation,…
By Beth Porter
The COVID-19 crisis has touched every aspect of our society and laid bare the fundamental, unjust problems in many of our systems, particularly in healthcare, agriculture, and housing. The waste system is also one that has been…
By Beth Porter
Green America hopes that you are staying healthy and safe as we navigate the devastating COVID crisis. As the crisis has hit communities, demand is sky-rocketing for toilet paper and disinfectant wipes. And as toilet paper has become…