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
Living sustainably doesn’t have to be expensive. The staff at Green America is pretty savvy when it comes to being green on a budget, so we’ve rounded up a few of our best tips to save money. By Green America
Identify things you only use once before throwing away or recycling. For example: grocery bags, plastic utensils, takeout cups and boxes, straws, shipping boxes, cans and bottles, plastic/foil wrap, printer paper. Some of these items are commonly used for only a few minutes until they’re thrown out… By Eleanor Greene
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.
Through their financing for fossil fuels, banks play a crucial role in climate change. As the biggest funder of fossil fuels – including fossil fuel expansion -- JPMorgan Chase is now the worst bank in the world for people and the planet.
We're asking Carter's to adopt a strong, public chemical management policy that will protect workers and consumers, starting by disclosing what chemicals are being used in its supply chain. We also want Carter's to develop plans to restrict/replace the most toxic chemicals with safer…
Recycling is a daily practice for many of us, but it can be hard to know if it’s really helping the planet like we’d hope. As we toss recyclables into our curbside bins it can feel like an individual action that doesn’t yield much of an impact.
A recent Vox piece by NRDC staffer Mary Annaise Heglar starts with a bold headline, “I Work in the Environmental Movement. I don’t care if you recycle.” The author says that when she meets people and tells them she works at an environmental…