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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.

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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.

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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