PIRG is an advocate for the public interest. We speak out for the public and stand up to special interests on problems that affect the public's health, safety and wellbeing.
STATEMENT: FDA says PFAS completely phased out of U.S. food packaging
Meta Quest virtual reality headsets can put your personal data at risk
UPDATE: Colorado to hear new Right to Repair bill Thursday
Environment America, PIRG and Environmental Action submit over 36k public comments calling on the federal government to reduce plastic pollution
Oregon Senate passes Right to Repair Act with bipartisan support
What You Can Do
Target: Eliminate plastic bags
Tell the EPA: Ban dangerous, drifting dicamba
Tell your U.S. senators: Pass health care price transparency
What the New Jersey Privacy Act means for you
The New Jersey privacy law gives you some control over how businesses collect and use your personal data. Here's how to take advantage.
I like that PIRG digs down and finds ways the system has been rigged against our long-term welfare and tries to translate that into legislative and legal action at the state, local and national levels.Nick Bridge, Member
PIRG will keep working until the job’s done
When I buy something, I think I own it. I don't want to have to ask anyone's permission to open it up and try to fix it.
We need to stand up to companies that profit when we throw stuff away
As there is ever more to be done, I like that WashPIRG works to solve important issues while educating the public about them, and is playing an active role on many fronts.Frank Kroger, Member
Solving important issues while educating the public
I decided to support an organization that doesn’t seem to rely on partisan politics to accomplish goals, and as a pediatrician, I have been especially interested in OSPIRG’s projects that impact the health of children and infants...Patricia Jett, Member
I decided to support an organization that doesn’t…rely on partisan politics to accomplish goals
Thank you for your hard work, I'm a monthly donor and every bit of it matters. How you handle my money is exactly why I support you.Elizabeth Stackel, member