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New Jersey Governor signs recycled content bill into law

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed a bill into law on Tuesday that increases the recycled content of plastics and other products.

Examining Google’s repair track-record as shareholders call for change

By | Nathan Proctor
Senior Director, Campaign for the Right to Repair

Google’s parent company, Alphabet*, faces shareholder proposal because of history of repair restrictions

10 steps Whole Foods can immediately take to reduce single-use plastic

By | Juliana Clejan
Zero Waste Campaign, Associate

The national chain prides itself on being a green grocer, but in reality, their promises fall short. Here are 10 steps that Whole Foods should take – many of which have already been taken by other retailers – to be more sustainable and ultimately be an industry leader once again.

Sander Kushen

Procrastinated buying gifts? The solution is ‘Buy Less, Give More.’

By | Sander Kushen
Public Health Advocate, CALPIRG

Uh oh, the holidays are right around the corner! Luckily, there is a way to secure meaningful gifts, avoid supply chain hold-ups, and protect the environment: Buy Less, Give More.

News Release | Solid Waste

STATEMENT: Apple concedes to Right to Repair movement, reverses ban on selling parts to consumers

Apple reversed its longstanding policy against selling spare parts, providing repair instructions, and making repair software tools available to customers.

News Release | CALPIRG | Solid Waste

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.


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