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Beyond plastic

The high cost of fast fashion

From pesticides to fossil fuels, it takes a lot of resources to make a T-shirt.


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Lawn care goes electric

Clean air

Lawn care goes electric

Gasoline-powered lawn and garden equipment – lawn mowers, string trimmers, leaf blowers, chainsaws, snow blowers and other machines – is noisy, polluting and putting our health at risk. Going electric could do a lot more than make our yards look better.


Patient protections needed from medical credit cards
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Health care

Patient protections needed from medical credit cards

U.S. PIRG files comments relating to financial products for medical services. This relatively new version of a credit card, marketed specifically for health care services and products, usually lures in applicants with promises of a promotional 0% APR for an introductory period of 6-18 months. What is not always evident to the applicant is the more complex terms of the financial agreement.

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