Food waste is a significant problem for the environment and for food access. Approximately a quarter of the overall food supply is either buried in methane-emitting landfills or burned in pollution-spewing incinerators. Please tell your Maryland elected officials to expand on farm composting of food scraps!
The Waste Authority is outdated for Maryland's current needs, and a recent state commission recommended evaluating how and whether they fit into Maryland's future.. Take action today & tell your representatives to support the Waste Authority Sunset Act and plan for a Zero Waste future in Maryland!
Maryland's RPS Program - created in 2004 to subsidize new renewable energy development - is failing. The program is full of loopholes which allow numerous polluting energy sources to define themselves as clean. Tell the General Assembly to support the Reclaim Renewable Energy Act!
Public transit and smart transportation planning are some of the most important tools that local and state governments have to fight climate change and reduce structural inequalities. Transportation decisions should improve local air quality, rather than drive greenhouse gas emissions, and reduce economic inequality instead of excluding working-class communities from the opportunities we need to thrive.
Another highway cutting through parkland, forests, and important streams is not a solution and is contrary to the county's climate and sustainability goals. Remove M83 from the plans now and finally put this issue to bed.