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The Fight Against Food Waste
Food on shelves at a grocery store

Food & farming

The Fight Against Food Waste

Food waste is an environmental tragedy. Wasted food is not only a waste of natural resources, but it is also a source of avoidable pollution. Furthermore, the race to generate increasingly excessive quantities of food leads to the use of environmentally harmful farming practices that could be replaced with better practices if crop yield goals were better aligned with actual demand.

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Ringing in Our Fears

Consumer alerts

Ringing in Our Fears

The number of voice providers that have installed the preferred robocall-blocking technology has nearly quadrupled since last year, according to U.S. PIRG Education Fund’s new analysis of the Federal Communications Commission’s robocall database. 

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Methane Gas Leaks

Fossil fuel pollution

Methane Gas Leaks

Methane gas (often known as natural gas) has heated the homes of many Americans for over a century – and for over a century, it has been prone to leaks, putting communities and the environment in danger. With growing awareness of the impact of methane leaks on the climate, and with growing availability of safer alternatives, it is clear that gas has no place in a modern clean energy network.

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A gift that gets rid of all that plastic packaging

This week make a Giving Tuesday gift that will help tackle single-use plastic, eliminate dangerous pesticides, and take on other important issues.

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