Recording: Heat pumps 101: Efficiently heat and cool your home while saving money
Products without plastic: Innovating for a packaging-free future
Watching Wall Street: Top 20 Actions the CFPB Took in 2022 Making the Marketplace Safer for Consumers
“Chemical recycling”: What you need to know.
Chemical recycling is intended to convert plastic waste to fuel and new plastics. This is not a solution to the plastic waste crisis. It’s not really even recycling. Here’s what you need to know.
Big credit bureaus, record complaints
This is the 26th report in PIRG’s series of reports based on complaints in the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s public consumer complaint database. Consumer complaint totals set new records in 2021 and again in 2022, rising 61% from 2021 (496,000) to 2022 (800,394). Total consumer credit reporting complaints nearly doubled, from 2021 thru 2022.
How-to video on using the CFPB complaint database
Problems with your bank or credit report? Want to know how many other consumers have the same issue in your state or the entire country?
Why privacy matters – even if you’ve got nothing to hide
It’s not just your privacy that’s at risk - it’s your safety and security too.