10 steps Whole Foods can immediately take to reduce single-use plastic
Whole Foods prides itself on being a green grocer. Here are 10 steps the chain should take – many already taken by other retailers – to be more sustainable.
Citizen’s Guide to Reducing Energy Waste
Lead in schools’ water
Reducing plastic waste in the states
Going Out of Fashion
PFAS use in apparel and other consumer products is coming under increased scrutiny from lawmakers. However, apparel manufacturers and retail stores don’t need to wait for the law to catch up to the proliferation of toxic PFAS. They can get out in front of the regulatory curve and protect their customers and the planet from PFAS pollution by immediately adopting policies to end the use of PFAS in clothing, footwear, and accessories. Indeed, some already have. U.S. PIRG Education Fund, NRDC and Fashion FWD surveyed the PFAS-related policies and commitments of 30 top U.S.-based apparel brands and retailers, including companies in the footwear, indoor apparel, and outdoor apparel sectors and several of the nation’s leading apparel retailers. We graded them on the basis of their time lines for PFAS phaseout, the range of products covered by their PFAS policy, and public availability of company PFAS commitments, as well as their PFAS labeling and testing protocols.
PIRG urges Congress to approve COVID-19 funding
As we approach the grim milestone of 1 million Americans dead from COVID-19, we have a chance to put the worst of the crisis behind us. We can only do it if Congress approves additional funding to maintain all of the virus-fighting tools at our disposal.
Electric Buses and the Grid
Get The Lead Out
Counterfeit products are everywhere; here are tips to avoid buying any of them online
Being alert when shopping online is the best way to protect yourself and your loved ones from unsafe products.