Solid Waste

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Statement: Governor Newsom signs legislation to tackle plastic

On Tuesday, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed several new laws to reduce single-use plastic waste, including a measure that prohibits manufacturers from using the common chasing-arrows symbol on non-recyclable materials.

Report | CALPIRG Education Fund, Environment California Research and Policy Center, Frontier Group | Solid Waste

Trash in America

Our 2021 report examines America’s waste problem and recommends 10 steps the United States should take to build a “zero waste” economy.

Every year, Amazon destroys unsold and returned products by the millions. It's the pinnacle of unnecessary waste, and it has to stop.

Channel your inner Woodsy Owl, the original zero-waste influencer

By | Mike Litt
Director, Campaign to Defend the Consumer Bureau

Celebrating my favorite government mascot’s 50th birthday by sharing the zero-waste tips I have made a part of my life.


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