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Beyond plastic

This Giving Tuesday, your gift can help reduce plastic waste

Every single year, the United States generates an unbelievable 42 million metric tons of plastic waste.


NJPIRG 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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Fixed for the Holidays

Right to repair

Fixed for the Holidays

You can still get great gadgets for less than Black Friday prices while making a good choice for the environment. We've included sections on why you should shop refurbished as well as a lot of tips for identifying good refurbished gifts, where and how to buy refurbished gifts as well as some tips for after you buy.

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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
I think your organization has done a great job selecting issues where the public interest needs an advocate. Clare Feinson, Member
It's a real privilege to do this work. It can be frustrating at times, it can be tedious at times, but it's also incredibly rewarding. Emily Rusch, Vice President and Senior Director of State Offices
If we get out there and if we do what needs to be done, we can make a difference. Matt Casale, Director, Environment Campaigns
I found out about PIRG when somebody canvassed me on the street and started talking to me about their issues, and it completely clicked that this was the group that I could work with to actually make sure that we're protecting our health, we’re doing the right thing by people all over the country. Matt Wellington, Director, Public Health Campaigns