Advancing upstream solutions that protect people from toxic harm by reducing and preventing pollution at its source. Replacing consumer, cleaning and pest control products with safer alternatives. Replacing single-use disposables like plastic and Styrofoam with reusables.
Clean Water Action’s Statement on Newark’s decision to provide water filters to residents with lead service lines
“To get the job done right, distributing free filters to residents is not enough. It has to be coupled not only with correct installation, ongoing public education, funds and confirmation of regular filter replacements,”
“Just as recycling became a paradigm shift 30 years ago, reusables can become the new normal.”