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Beyond plastic

Tell Amazon: It’s time to move beyond wasteful single-use plastic packaging

Amazon creates an enormous amount of plastic waste with single-use packaging that we just don't need.


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.

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The latest on Right to Repair for state leaders

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The latest on Right to Repair for state leaders

Get the insiders update on the latest news on Right to Repair, from new state laws enacted in New York and Colorado, to industry commitments and actions by federal regulators, and how it impacts state legislation moving forward.


Smart Decisions about Smart Toys
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Smart Decisions about Smart Toys

Smart toys have internet connections and special software – and come with risks. Smart toys can collect a lot of data about kids, increasing the chances your child's data may be exposed during a breach or hack.


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
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.
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
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’ve continued to support PIRG’s work because I want to help to eliminate single-use plastics, protect the planet and save the bees, and address consumer protection issues. Don Ewing, Member