Waste

Clean Water is  taking-on single use products. From shopping bags, to food and beverage packaging, to plastic water bottles, our goal is to minimize the use of single use products.  We engage businesses, local governments, and individual consumers in rethinking the disposable lifestyle.

Waste Blog Posts

April 6, 2022

On Thursday, April 7, the Frederick City Mayor and Board of Aldermen are considering a pilot program for curbside compost! Under this contract, Key City Compost - which is in process of expanding its compost site just north of Frederick City - would partner with the city to pick up and compost food scraps from 800+ homes in two areas of the city, in the the Golden Mile corridor and downtown.

A compost pile at Prince George's County's compost facility.
March 30, 2022

SB229: Environment – On–Farm Composting Facilities – Permit Exemption

House Environment and Transportation Committee

March 30, 2022

Positon: Favorable

Dear Chairman Barve and Members of the Committee,

Clean Water Action supports SB229 to expand the footprint of on-farm compost facilities, and we appreciate the amendments that Senator Gallion and Delegate Shetty agreed to which strengthen the entire on-farm compost permit.

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March 30, 2022

Get those reusable bags ready! On May 4th, plastic carryout bags will be banned in New Jersey and if you don’t already bring your own reusable bag to the store, now is the time to start!